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Opioids: Prevention and Awareness

A Collaborative RSVP/OSU Master Wellness Program

2019-10-21 12:00:00 2019-10-21 13:00:00 America/Chicago Opioids: Prevention and Awareness A RSVP/OSU Opioids Awareness Educator volunteer will educate and inform the community about the personal, family and community risks of opioids addiction. For adults. Central Library

Monday, October 21
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-10-21 12:00:00 2019-10-21 13:00:00 America/Chicago Opioids: Prevention and Awareness A RSVP/OSU Opioids Awareness Educator volunteer will educate and inform the community about the personal, family and community risks of opioids addiction. For adults. Central Library

Central Library

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center

A RSVP/OSU Opioids Awareness Educator volunteer will educate and inform the community about the personal, family and community risks of opioids addiction. For adults.

The presentation includes:

  • Understanding the current state of mental health issues in Oklahoma and how opioid use influences mental health concerns.
  • Definition of the major classifications of mental health disorders, especially those influenced or aggravated by narcotics use.
  • Description of the social and economic impact of opioids on communities.
  • A review of the options for addressing the opioids crisis, including:
    • Teaching the community how and where to safely dispose of unused drugs.
    • How to recognize the symptoms of overdose.
    • How seniors and others can discuss the appropriateness of opioid prescriptions for themselves and their health-care providers.
    • Why and how to lock up drugs in your home.
    • Where to find help for addiction recovery.
    • Other preventative and safety information.

Sponsored by Oklahoma State University's Cooperative Extension Service and RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) of Tulsa.

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Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
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