Let’s Talk Special Edition / 51 Reported Drug Overdoses within 48 hours in Williamsport, PA
Friday, June 30th, 2017
Welcome to this Special Edition of Let's Talk featuring Richard James and Regis Bingman speaking with our host Paige Delayhe, having a community discussion about the recent event crisis of 51 known reports of drug overdoses seen at the emergency room of UPMC Susquehanna Health hospital in Williamsport, PA within the last 48 hours.
We volunteers at WXPI hope this radio show helps continue the conversation about what positive things can be done about solving the ongoing drug problems in our community.
Thank you for listening!
Local Community Resources for addressing Drug Addiction
If you or a loved one are suffering from drug addiction, please consider utilizing the services of these local organizations. There is no shame in asking for help:
West Branch Drug & Alcohol Abuse Commission
Genesis House, Inc. Professional Drug & Alcohol Counseling Service
White Deer Run Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center
Also, an affiliation of residents and professionals have formed in the region of the Bald Eagle mountains as an alliance to address the problems of drug addiction within our community. For more information on how you can become involved, please visit:
Project Bald Eagle - A Regional Opioid Coalition Alliance