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Opiate Addiction: How Did We Get Here?

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Date:
June 20
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.petoskeylibrary.org

Venue

Petoskey District Library
500 E. Mitchell Street
Petoskey, MI 49770 United States
Phone:
231-758-3100
Website:
www.petoskeylibrary.org

Organizer

Petoskey District Library
Phone:
231-758-3100
Email:
jhaven@petoskeylibrary.org
Website:
www.petoskeylibrary.org

Dr. Cynthia C. Statler will show the documentary Chasing the Dragon on Tuesday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the library classroom and present an overview of how we, as a nation, have arrived where we are with regard to opiate use/abuse/addiction, options for treatment, and how to support loved ones in the middle of this epidemic.

Dr. Cynthia C. Statler has practiced Pediatrics in northern Michigan since 1996. Her participation wih local Teen Drug Treatment Courts lead to her employment at Michigan Therapeutic Consultants, in Gaylord, Michigan. In that setting, she assists those afflicted with opiate addiction in their recovery via Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT).

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