Nov 18, 2018
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
|Where||The Yearlings Club, 4309 W. Broadway|
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Addiction has reached epidemic levels in Kentucky. where painkiller and heroin abuse are rampant Especially hit hard have been Northern Kentucky, Louisville, and Lexington raising fears that the heroin scourge will soon ravage the entire Commonwealth.
Join us as our distinguished panel presents research findings on the "increase" in the usage of heroin and painkillers, local efforts to address the issue, and the emotional toll and effects addiction can have on individuals and families.
PANEL: Ryan D. Schroeder, Ph.D., Chair, UofL Department of Sociology; Jane Emke, Volunteer, National Council of Jewish Women; laTonya McNeal, Supervisor, Women's Detox Center - The Healing Place; Nannette Dix, Administrator, Neighborhood Place; Kenneth Wright, Louisville Metro Corrections; Darrell C. Evans, Special Agent-ln-Charge, Drug Enforcement Agency.
MODERATOR: Honorable Denise Deberry Brown. Family Court Judge
The Yearlings dub Forum Series is sponsored in partnership with The Yearlings Club, Inc. and the UofL, A&s Office of the Dean, Office for International, Diversity and Engagement Programs. The partnership is a Signature Partnership Initiative of the Office of the President.
Admission is free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. For additional information, please contact Clest Lanier (502) 852-3042 or cvlaniOl@louisville.edu