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DCF, DOH, FDLE to Hold Workshops on Opioid Use

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

April 14, 2017

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April 4, 2017

DCF, DOH, FDLE to Hold Workshops on Opioid Use

Contact:
Communications Office
NewsMedia@flhealth.gov
(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla.At the direction of Governor Scott, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will host community workshops in Palm Beach, Manatee, Orange, and Duval counties to discuss the ongoing issue of opioid drug use. The goal of the workshops is for agency leadership and staff to hear the specific needs of these communities and provide information regarding existing resources, best practices regarding opioid use disorders, and grant opportunities. Workshops are open to the public.

The community workshops will take place:

Palm Beach County

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Monday, May 1

West Palm Beach Police Department Community Room

600 Banyan Blvd., West Palm Beach

 Manatee County

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, May 2

The Bradenton Area Convention Center

Longboat Key Room

One Haben Blvd., Palmetto

Orange County

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 2

Orange County Board of County Commission Chambers

 201 South Rosalind Avenue, Orlando

 Duval County

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 3

City Hall, St. James Bldg.

Lynwood Roberts Room

117 West Duval Street, Jacksonville

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