Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is expected to give opening remarks during the free event that partly celebrate the 15th anniversary of Joyner's "Take a Loved One to the Doctor" campaign.
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Nnodum Iheme, the owner and pharmacist of the business located at 1130 W. Third St. in Dayton's Wright-Dunbar neighborhood, says the opioid epidemic is worse than the crack epidemic.
Panelists will examine initiatives taking place locally to combat the crisis, including the Drug Enforcement Agency’s DEA 360 Degree Strategy, a press release says.
Launched this summer, the program is a three-fold training approach involving law enforcement, physicians and pharmacists.
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