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STEM Café: the Opioid Epidemic

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

STEM Café: Combatting the Opioid Epidemic – One Year Later

Experts in DeKalb County continue to collaborate to reduce opioid usage and address related issues. Find out what progress is being made toward eliminating this crisis. Interested audience members will have a chance to be trained in the use of Narcan to prevent death related to overdose. Narcan will be provided to anyone who attends the training.

Speakers:
Cindy Graves, DeKalb County Health Department
Rick Amato, DeKalb County State’s Attorney
Joe Przybyla, NIU Police Commander and Paramedic
Laura Meyer-Junco, UIC College of Pharmacy
Representatives from the DeKalb Police Department

This event is free and open to the public. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.niu.edu/niusteam/programs/stem-cafes.shtml

Organizer

NIU STEM
Phone:
815-753-4751
Email:
jdymond@niu.edu
Website:
https://www.niu.edu/niusteam/programs/stem-cafes.shtml

Venue

Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant
206 E Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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