Opioid Crisis in Boulder County
What can you do to help?
Join us for a special panel discussion and safe & secure medicine take back.
Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Boulder Rotary Club
Boulder Rotary Club welcomes
Rotarians from other clubs and guests.
If you are not a Boulder Rotary Club member, please RSVP by filling out the registration form below by Tuesday, July 31st, 2018.
$21 will be collected at the door.
Schedule of Events:
10:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Safe & secure medicine take-back courtesy of Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and our other Health partners- for local Rotarians and their guests.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Boulder Rotary Club’s Preserve Planet Earth Action Group welcomes Greg Fabisiak, Environmental Integration Coordinator and speaker on the community panel will present “Proper Use, Storage and Disposal of Household Medications” for this special meeting. Any Boulder Rotarian or interested guest may attend this special pre-meeting presentation.
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Boulder Rotary Club meets, lunch and special 45 minute panel discussion: Opioid Crisis in Boulder County
Boulder Rotary is proud to welcome our panel of experts:
Hans Wilk, Mental Health Partners (MHP)
Greg Fabisiak, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
Jamie Feld, Boulder County Public Health (BCPH)
Shane Niemeyer, Speaker & Coach, True Ambitions
See details, participating partners and links below Registration form.
Please join us for this important community panel. RSVP below to attend:
Rotarians from local clubs and guests, please RSVP by Tuesday, July 31. Those who are not members of Boulder Rotary will be asked to pay a $21 meal and facility fee for attendance. Boulder Rotarians DO NOT need to RSVP.
As part of Boulder Rotary’s ongoing commitment to supporting critical issues within our local community, we are honored to take an important step in educating our members about the growing opioid crisis in Boulder County.
Boulder Rotary is honored to host this special 45-minute program titled “Opioid Crisis in Boulder County – What You Can do to Help” with brief presentations by experts on the issue as well Shane Niemeyer who will share his personal story of recovery!
- Hans Wilk, Mental Health Partners (MHP)
- Greg Fabisiak, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
- Jamie Feld, Boulder County Public Health (BCPH)
- Shane Niemeyer, Speaker & Coach, True Ambitions
As an added benefit, in cooperation with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Boulder County Public Health, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Consortium of Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, we will also be staging a Safe Disposal Medication Take-Back Event so members can bring in all their old, unneeded, and expired medications for safe disposal. This event will be held prior to the meeting from 10:45 AM – 12:30 PM in the Avalon lobby.
Learn more about safe disposal, and collection locations here as well as this helpful brochure outlining disposal programs, statistics, and what you can do to help monitor and safely dispose of your meds.
For more information on safe storage, click here.
Thank you to all our partners; Mental Health Partners, Boulder County Public Health, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, the Boulder County Drug Task Force and the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention for their assistance making this program possible.