Town Hall Meetings to Discuss Opioid Addiction Scheduled for Summer 2017

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy in partnership with the Department of Mental Health, The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and the Jackson Division of the FBI are hosting multiple Opioid Town Hall Rallies throughout Mississippi to bring awareness to communities across our state about opioid abuse and what you can do to help reduce the death and destruction caused by opioid addiction. In Mississippi alone, 1 in 10 people misuse prescription drugs and overall prescription drug abuse has surged 400% in the past decade.

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy has approved allowing two (2) hours of continuing education credit to all pharmacists who attend any of the scheduled town hall meetings. Board staff will be present to validate CE credit.

Governor Bryant's Opioid and Heroin Study Task Force has released its recommendations to help Mississippi curb the number of overdoses and death that the opioid epidemic is causing. To see all of their recommendations,
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Indianola : September 19 : 6:30 p.m.

MS Delta Community College's (MDCC) CHarles W. Capps, Jr. Technology Center

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Vicksburg : September 26 : 6:30 p.m.

Vicksburg Auditorium

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Oxford : October 3 : 6:30 p.m.

Oxford Conference Center

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Gautier: October 17 : 6:30 p.m.

Gautier Convention Center

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Meridian : October 24 : 6:30 p.m.

Meridian Community College : Dulaney Center

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Grenada : November 7 : 6:30 p.m.

Holmes Community College : Corey Forum

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Brookhaven : November 14 : 6:30 p.m.

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Picayune : November 21 : 6:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Picayune : The Link Center

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Philadelphia : December 5 : 6:30 p.m.

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