Battling Opioids to Host "Hope for the Holidays: Families, Opioids and Recovery" Twitter Chat December 13

Monday, December 10, 2018 Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
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While the holidays can be joyful, they can also be a source of great stress and sadness for individuals and families affected by a substance use disorder (SUD).

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 1 p.m. ET,

Battling Opioids will bring together experts for a Twitter discussion on SUD/addiction, people in recovery, and more. "Hope for the Holidays: Families, Opioids and Recovery" will explore how the holidays can be particularly difficult for people in recovery and their families, and share strategies and resources for coping.

Experts will join the chat from Pennsylvania organizations including the Substance Use Disorders Institute at University of the Sciences, The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, and Compass Mark; and from national organizations including Young People in Recovery, Faces and Voices of Recovery, and the National Center for Integrated Behavioral Health at the University of Pennsylvania.

To take part in the discussion, follow @BattlingOpioids and log on using the hashtag #PABattlingOpioids. Those who don't have a Twitter account can search the hashtag on Twitter and follow the discussion without logging in. Follow us: Twitter.com/BattlingOpioids

About Battling Opioids  Battling Opioids is a collaborative, multi-media effort of Pennsylvania's Public Media stations to connect residents to state and local opioid prevention and treatment resources, encourage public conversation about the opioid crisis, and reduce the stigma of opioid use disorders. Participating stations include WHYY in Philadelphia, WITF in Harrisburg, WLVT/PBS39 in the Greater Lehigh Valley, WPSU in State College, WQED in Pittsburgh, WQLN in Northwestern PA, and WVIA in Northeastern PA.  

A rebroadcast of the news magazine Battling Opioids: Part 1 will air on the PA public media stations December 20, 2018 at 8 p.m. starting with a panel discussion on opioid policy and recovery.

Learn more at www.BattlingOpioids.org, or follow Battling Opioids (@BattlingOpioids) on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

 

 

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