Tobey Hospital Panel to Discuss Opioid Problem

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WAREHAM -Tobey Hospital in Wareham will be holding a public discussion on opioids as part of the organization’s annual meeting in September.

Guest speakers include Dr. David McGuiness, chair of Tobey’s Emergency Department, Wareham Police Chief Kevin Walsh, and Jeanne Flynn, she lost her son Brian to an overdose.

Agatha St. Amour is the Hospital’s Auxilliary Liason, she says the three will discuss their respective experiences with those who are addicted to  or using drugs..

“We will have a panel discussion where each of the three individuals speak about how they are connected to this and then open it up to questions. And we should note it is open to the public.”

St. Amour went on to say when they were discussing subjects that need to be addressed during the Hospital’s annual meeting, the problem of opioids seemed like a natural fit, given the problems with drugs on Cape.

The discussion takes place Thursday September 29th at 1:30 at the Rosebrook Center in Wareham.

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