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Opioid Epidemic Panel Discussion 4/26/18 at Nyer Urness House

Opioid Epidemic Panel Discussion 4/26/18 at Nyer Urness House

Hosted by the Ballard Community Task Force for Hunger and Homelessness

Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 10:30a.m.-12 noon
at Nyer Urness House, 1753 NW 56th St., East Meeting Room
Open to the public.
The panel members are an impressive group of professionals currently involved in our city.


Susan Kingston, Center for Opioid Safety Education, University of Washington:  Implementation of programs to address opioid overdose and new treatment models

James Walsh, MD, Swedish Medical Center: Low-barrier buprenorphine program at the needle exchange site in the University District

Patricia Sully, staff attorney, Public Defender Association

David Sapienza, MD, treatment provider: Safe consumption sites  

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BCTHH mission:  
The Ballard Community Taskforce on Homelessness and Hunger (BCTHH) works to end homelessness and hunger  in the Ballard community by providing a forum for services providers, community advocates, and governmental agencies to share information, and to capitalize on their collective resources, and coordinate efforts. We will work as advocates of change and partners of compassion toward a just and supportive community.





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