Opioid Crisis Informational Session
Wednesday, March 18th at 7:00 p.m.
In 2018, Ulster County had the most opioid related deaths per capita in New York State. With over one death per week attributed to opioids, Ulster County has deeply felt the effects of this nationwide crisis. Carol Sutcliffe from Ulster County’s Family Services of New York will be at the Library to discuss the opioid crisis that has widely affected Ulster County. During her presentation, Sutcliffe will discuss overdose statistics, the steps Ulster County is taking to address the crisis, addiction and the treatments available, and the free services available for individuals and families.
RSVP at marlborolibrary.org, walk-ins welcome.
Statistics from HV1’s July 11, 2019 article “Ulster County Wants to cut Opioid Deaths in Half,” by Jesse Smith & Kingston Daily Freeman’s September 22, 2019 article “How Ulster County is Responding to the Opioid Crisis,” by Particia Doxsey.