Opiate, heroin use and abuse subject of meeting at Wilmot UHS on Oct. 21

The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office reports nearly triple the number of people die by overdose poisoning than car accidents. The Kenosha County Division of Health, in partnership with Wilmot Union High School, Oakwood Clinical Associates, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department and Twin Lakes Police Department, is hosting a learning opportunity for parents on the dangers and warning signs of opiate and heroin use and abuse.

Participants can look forward to learning:

  • How drug abuse can effect a family.
  • The scope of the drug problem in our county.
  • Warning signs of use and/or abuse.
  • Treatment & aftercare options.
  • Recovery is possible.

This program is designed to increase community awareness regarding the scope of the heroin and opiate problem in the Kenosha area. Each participant will leave with resources and information specific to treatment in the community.

This program will be held on Oct. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Wilmot Union High School, 11112 308th Ave., in Wilmot.

For more information, please call the Kenosha County Division of Health at (262) 605-6700, (800) 472-8008, or visit http://www.kenoshacounty.org/.

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