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City of Madison Town Hall on Addiction, Hope and Recovery
May 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
It’s difficult to find hope as families we know are battered by the opioid overdose epidemic
facing our community. Come to this town hall meeting to learn about work underway to
address the problem, and opportunities to be part of the solution. Free and open to the
public. Hosted by City of Madison’s Public Safety Review Committee and Safe Communities.
Mayor Soglin and city leaders will speak and listen to concerns; join us for the documentary film
Straightforward on Addiction and conversation about approaches that work.
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Madison Central Library, Room 301/302
4:00 p.m. (Straightforward on Addiction documentary and free popcorn!
5:00 p.m. Welcome
Mayor Paul Soglin, City of Madison
Samba Baldeh, President, Madison Common Council
Chief Steven Davis, Madison Fire Department
Chief Mike Koval, Madison Police Department
Janel Heinrich, Public Health Madison and Dane County
Dean Loumous, Member, School Board, Madison Metropolitan School District
5:30 p.m. Overcoming Stigma for a Safer Community – Skye Tikkanen, Safe Communities
5:50 p.m. From a Parent’s Point of View – Mary Rauwolf, Parent Addiction Network
6:10 p.m. Coming together: how we can each be part of the solution – Skye Tikkanen
MARI (Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative)
African American Opioid Coalition (AAOC)
Parent Addiction Network
Prevention strategies for youth
Safe Disposal through MedDrop, and Lockup Meds (free lock boxes available!)
7:00 – 7:30p.m. Q & A
Pick up lock boxes and materials