Following Up
A Conversation About Heroin

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The Hatboro-Horsham Community Addressed Today’s Heroin Crisis

Participants heard from a very interesting panel of experts, as well as those who have a personal stake in the public health crisis that is overwhelming our nation.

Presenters and panelists included:

• Kim Rubenstein, Executive Director of Be a Part of the Conversation
• Joseph Troncale, MD, FASAM, Medical Director at The Retreat in Lancaster
• David Fialko, BS, CTTS – Prevention Specialist with the Council of Southeast Pennsylvania
• Dennis Williams, Principal, Hatboro-Horsham High School
• Matt, a young man in recovery

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“I had no idea the magnitude of the problem. The slide showing the growth of overdoses by drug type was eye opening!”

“The conversation group I was in was great.”

“It was helpful to hear how the brain is affected by opioids.”

“I was grateful to learn about naloxone (Narcan) for overdoses.”

Helpful Information and Resources:

View Kim Rubenstein’s Presentation Slides
View Dr. Troncale’s Presentation Slides
View Dr. Troncale’s “Lizard Brain” Presentation Slides (not presented on 11/15)
Heroin and Other Opioids: From Understanding to Action
Opioid Addiction 2016 Facts & Figures (ASAM)
OPIOID/HEROIN REVERSAL (NALOXONE)
Opioid Safety and How to Use Naloxone (Montgomery County)
Contact Kim Rubenstein
Contact Dr. Troncale
Contact Dave Fialko
Contact Dennis Williams

 

 

 

 

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Kim Ferris Rubenstein
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