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Celebrating Life: New Solutions for the Opioid Crisis

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, Room UL105, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Join us for a panel discussion and Town Hall meeting about the current status of opioid use and overdose in New York City and the United States.

Experts in the fields of public health, psychotherapy, community engagement, public policy, and members of The New School’s Student Health Services will present their perspectives on the impact of opioid use and how to reduce the number of overdoses.

Every attendee will be trained in overdose prevention strategies and naloxone kits will be provided to those who wish to receive them.

This event is open to the public and is free of charge.

See a list of speakers and register for the event at

Co-sponsored by the New School for Social Research and Student Health Services.

This event is offered in collaboration with:

Center for Optimal Living 

Coalition for Behavioral Health

Families for Sensible Drug Policy

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New York State Psychological Association's Division on Addictions


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