This notice appeared on the Peoria Public Radio website on October 21, 2016. You may access the original notice here.
The Peoria Public Library main branch kicks off a community information and troubleshooting effort Saturday on the matter of opiate and heroin abuse.
The first of the Library’s four-part series is in cooperation with Peoria Reads! and the Mayor’s Coalition Against Heroin.
The CEO of the Human Service Center is moderating the discussion and brainstorming session that is looking to find community strategies to address these issues.
The series is funded with an Illinois Humanities Council grant that supports efforts to understand and find solutions for the heroin and opiate epidemic.
Details on the Community Forum Series on Heroin and Opiate Abuse:
Mike Kennedy, president and CEO of the Human Service Center in Peoria, is the moderator of the discussions. The community forum schedule:
- Saturday, October 22 from 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. at Peoria Public Library Main Library Auditorium
- Wednesday, November 2 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Peoria Public Library Lakeview Branch Lakeview Room
- Monday, November 7 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Peoria Public Library North Branch McKenzie Room
- Thursday, November 17 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Peoria Public Library Lincoln Branch Hot Air Balloon Room
For more information contact Roberta Koscielski at 309-497-2186 or firstname.lastname@example.org