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Saturday
14
APR

MINDtalks- Overcoming Opioids in Arkansas

13:00
14:30
Suicide Prevention Allies
Event organized by Suicide Prevention Allies

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Opioid use and misuse is a topic of increasing importance. Please join us as Susie Reynolds Reece and Jason Lawrence discuss our community's opioid problem and the strategies that are being implemented to address it. Susie and Jason will offer a broad overview of the opioid issue and briefly touch on how it relates to other prevention areas, including suicide prevention.

More about our speakers:
Susie Reynolds Reece is a Violence Prevention Specialist with CHI St. Vincent. She is also Founder and Executive Director of Suicide Prevention Allies a nonprofit that formed from community grassroots efforts geared at preventing suicide.

Jason Lawrence, the Garland County Sheriff’s Department’s Undersheriff, has propelled Garland County forward by being a voice for change especially in regards to mental health and the overall wellness for both his officers and the community at large.

The MINDtalk series has been designed to create a comfortable community forum for individuals to discuss mental health and related issues.