FSCJ to Host Town Hall to Discuss Opioid Crisis

For Immediate Release: September 17, 2019

Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016

FSCJ to Host Town Hall to Discuss Opioid Crisis

WHAT:           In observance of National Recovery Month, Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) will host a Town Hall event to discuss the opioid crisis in Jacksonville. All community members are invited to participate in this event which will feature a screening of the PBS Documentary “Addiction,” followed by a guided discussion with an expert panel of local professionals who are helping to manage and find a solution to the issue.

The panel will be moderated by Chelsea Garcia, a member of AmeriCorps VISTA. Panelists include:

  • Rico Bodin, Peer Recovery Specialist, Gateway Community Services
  • Sally Finn, Executive Director, Drug Free Duval
  • Venu Kolli, Pharmacy Manager, Walgreens
  • Dan Renaud, Certified Addiction Counselor, Florida Recovery Schools
  • Dr. Ron Salem, Jacksonville City Councilman, At-Large – Group 2, and Chair, Opioid Special Committee-Project Save Lives

All are welcome and online registration is required. Visit tiny.cc/bs0vcz to register and learn more.

WHEN:           Friday, September 27, 2019

                        9-11:30 a.m.

WHERE:         FSCJ Downtown Campus, Advanced Technology Center
                       Rooms T-140/141

                       401 West State St.

                       Jacksonville, FL 32202