Attorney General Tong and Members of Danbury Legislative Delegation to Hold Forum on Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Posted on October 1, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – Attorney General William Tong will join state Sen. Julie Kushner, state Reps. Richard Smith, David Arconti, Raghib Allie-Brennan, Bob Godfrey, Ken Gucker, Stephen Harding, Bill Buckbee and Sean Scanlon on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m. for a forum on how all levels of government are working to address the opioid epidemic.

During the forum, which will be held at the Greater Danbury Community Health Center, state officials will hear from Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and representatives from Danbury’s Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services, the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery, Danbury Hospital, the Greater Danbury Community Health Center and New Milford’s Police Department.

First responders and advocates will discuss measures that have been taken locally to address the largest public health crisis of our generation and ways state and local government can combat the opioid epidemic.

The event is open to the public. Find a copy of the event itinerary here.

WHO: Attorney General William Tong, state Sen. Julie Kushner, state Reps. David Arconti, Raghib Allie-Brennan, Bob Godfrey, Ken Gucker, Stephen Harding, Richard Smith, Bill Buckbee and Sean Scanlon, and Mayor Mark Boughton

WHAT: Forum on the opioid epidemic

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Greater Danbury Community Health Center, Community Room, 120 Main Street, Danbury, CT