Third annual town hall meeting will address heroin crisis in Greene County

October 4, 2017
John Johnson from the Coalition for a Brighter Greene speaks to a crowd at the Greene County Courthouse during last year’s meeting to discuss the heroin epidemic. - Katie Anderson/Observer-Reporter Order a Print

Coalition for a Brighter Greene, Recovery Community Committee and Greene County Courthouse are sponsoring the third annual town hall meeting to address the opioid epidemic in Greene County.

The meeting, which will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 in the courthouse, will address the link between mental health and substance abuse, according to an agenda that was released by the coalition. The meeting will include four speakers: Michael Crabtree, a psychology professor at Washington & Jefferson College; Dr. Morris Harper, who has a local practice; Thomas Schlosser, a local counselor; and Mathew Pelton, a representative from the nonprofit Teen Challenge.

The meeting will include time for audience participation and questions. For more information, contact Christine Gardner at 724-833-9488.

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