LYNN CITY COUNCIL & PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT. HOLD OPIOID ADDICTION FORUM IN LYNN CITY HALL.
The current national opioid crisis has created serious challenges for cities, schools, families and individuals. Medical, civic, community health and law enforcement leaders participated in a public forum to present information about what options and resources are available to help families prevent and intervene when the opioid crisis hits home.
Special thanks to Councilor-at-Large Brian Field from the Opioid Sub-Committee and Michele Desmarais, Lynn Public Health Director, for Organizing and Moderating the event.
Panelists included: Sheriff Kevin Coppinger, District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett, Community Liason Patrick Byrne, Director of Behavioral Health Wendy Kent, Lynn Community Health CEO Dr. Kiame Mahaniah and Lynn Chief of Police Michael Mageary.