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Thu, Jan 25

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Belmont Abbey College, The Haid

Public Forum to Discuss Fentanyl and Opioid Use

Public Forum to Discuss Fentanyl and Opioid Use
Public Forum to Discuss Fentanyl and Opioid Use

Time & Location

Jan 25, 2024, 7:00 PM

Belmont Abbey College, The Haid, 100 Belmont Mt Holly Rd, Belmont, NC 28012, USA

About the event

This forum is an opportunity to learn about fentanyl, other opioids, and how to prevent opioid related deaths. The forum is open to the public and there is no admission. This is a free event.

Speakers:

  • Diana M. Elliott, PhD, chair of Human Services & Sociology and Associate Professor of Psychology, Belmont Abbey College.
  • Michelle Mathis, chair of the Gaston Controlled Substance Coalition and director of Olive Branch Ministries, providing an overview of the opioid epidemic.
  • Delton Russell, recovery specialist, Partners Health Management, speaking on mental health issues.
  • Maceo Mayo, RHA Health Services, on substance use prevention.
  • Andy Leonard, chief of police, Belmont Abbey College.

Former Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Jesse B. Caldwell, III, will host the event. Whitney Norton will make the opening remarks.

The event is sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Belmont, Gastonia, Mount Holly, Gastonia East and Gastonia Evening.

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