Transylvania County Library & the C.A.R.E. Coalition
America’s opioid crisis has captured headlines and changed the common stereotypes around drug addiction. On average, 130 people die of an opioid overdose in this country each day. That number is expected to rise this year.
What is this crisis all about, and what is happening in Transylvania County to address this complex and troubling issue? This series is designed to help answer those questions. A Q & A session with a panel of local experts who are on the front lines will be part of each session.
March 18, 2019 at 7:00pm – The NOVA documentary, ADDICTION, will be shown. This powerful 2018 film examines the opioid crisis from a number of perspectives, presenting crucial information about addiction and its impact on individuals, families, and society.
April 1, 2019 at 7:00pm – The documentary, HEROIN(E), will be shown. This gritty 2017 documentary won an Emmy and shows how three women are successfully responding to the opioid crisis in Huntington West Virginia.