Lakeport Police Department Presents: Community Discussion on the Opioid Crisis
Lakeport Police Department and City of Lakeport Unite with Overdose Lifeline to Host Community Presentation on the Opioid Crisis in Lake CountyOverdose Lifeline, Inc. in collaboration with the City of Lakeport and Lakeport Police Department, will be hosting a community presentation aimed at addressing the pressing issue of the opioid crisis in Lake County on January 17th at Soper Reese Theater in Lakeport. Overdose Lifeline, Inc. is a nonprofit leader in addressing the opioid epidemic through harm reduction and educational programming. Justin Phillips, founder of Overdose Lifeline, Inc. will be present along with staff from Lake County Behavioral Health Services and law enforcement representatives to provide information on substance use disorder services available locally and to help answer questions regarding the opioid crisis and how it affects Lake County residents. Event Details Date: January 17th Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Soper Reese Theater in Lakeport Livestream Link at Lakeport Police Department YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCplZjUiT1RYGBIyprJbWAlAThis informative event is free of charge and open to the public. Dinner will be provided by Lakeport Unified School District. Justin Phillips will provide valuable insights on substance use disorder, overdose, and harm reduction techniques. This event aims to provide education and resources to those affected by the opioid crisis in our community. This multi-agency involvement underscores our commitment to addressing not only the immediate concerns regarding substance use in Lake County, but also providing ongoing education and reducing the stigma attached to substance use disorder. Additionally, during the week leading up to the main event, representatives from Overdose Lifeline, Inc. will visit local schools to engage with students and educators. This outreach initiative underscores our dedication to educating and empowering the next generation. We encourage everyone in the community to attend this vital event and participate in the collective effort to combat the opioid crisis. Together we can make a positive impact on the well-being of our community. For further information, please contact Chief Brad Rasmussen at 707-263-5491 Ext. 101.