Massac Co. drug awareness group to hold town hall on opioid epidemic

Massac Co. drug awareness group to hold town hall on opioid epidemic
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanuinetti joined officials at the Human Service Center (HSC) in Peoria (Source: Pixabay)

METROPOLIS, IL (KFVS) - The Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition will host a town hall meeting addressing opioid overdoses and a drug used to reverse it.

The town hall takes place on Nov. 7 at the Courthouse Annex in Metropolis which is the old Bantarra Building on W. 8th St.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and presentations begin at 6:15 p.m.

Speakers will talk about opioid addiction and Narcan use.

Narcan (Naloxone) is a drug that can be used to reverse opioid overdoses.

There will also be a question and answer session at the town hall.

For more information visit the MCAC website.

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