Copake Hosts Columbia County Regional Opioid Response Forum
In its continuing effort to confront the heroin and opioid epidemic, the Columbia County Board of Supervisors is convening regional Forums designed to detail the addiction treatment and recovery related services available in the County, the steps it has taken since the county board approved the Columbia County Opioid Epidemic Response Plan, and what it plans to combat the issue going forward.
The 3rd Forum will convene at 6:00 PM on September 26th at the Copake Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Road, Copake, NY.
A panel discussion of county officials, and community based service providers will discuss efforts their respective agencies engage in daily to address the crisis, focusing on:
- The County Response Plan
- What the county has done to this point to stem the crisis
- Available services
Adopted at the April meeting of the county Board of Supervisors, the Columbia County Opioid Epidemic Response Plan represented a major step toward the goal of stemming the local opioid crisis, the plan includes enforcement, education, prevention and treatment, and rehabilitation. For details about the Columbia County Opioid Response Plan, available services, and to view a video of the first Forum held August 10th, please visit www.columbiacountyny.com.