May 24 2017
3:00 pm

Governor Wolf to Host Roundtable Discussion on Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

Erie Intermodal Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 208 E. Bayfront Parkway, Erie, PA

Governor Wolf will be joined by City of Erie Mayor Joe Sinnott, City of Erie Deputy Police Chief Greg Baney, County of Erie Coroner Lyell Cook, and local officials at a roundtable discussion on the current heroin and opioid abuse epidemic.

Combating the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic continues to be a top priority for Governor Wolf and the Wolf Administration. Governor Wolf’s initiatives to fight the epidemic include expanding access to quality treatment for individuals suffering from substance use disorder, diverting addicted individuals away from the criminal justice system and into supportive programs, increasing access to naloxone for first responders, and strengthening the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.