sponsored by the library & Wisconsin United We C.A.N.
Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 24 and July 1, at 6:00pm
Steps of Change: Drugs & Addiction Series Wednesdays June 3, 10, 24 and July 1
Knowledge is Power and nowhere is this more true...or life-changing...than it is with those struggling with drugs or addiction. If you, your family, or your friend is struggling with addiction, these programs could change your life:
Wednesday, June 3, 6:00-8:00pm — Drugs in our Community and Legal Impacts. Learn what drugs are in the community and how the legal system works to decrease their use and availability. Speakers include Menasha Police Officers, Town of Menasha Police Officers, and Probation and Parole officials.
Wednesday, June 10, 6:00-8:00pm — Treatment and Recovery Understand treatment options available and the resources available in our community. Speakers will be from Mooring Programs, Nova, Valley Health, and Options.
Wednesday, June 24, 6:00-8:00pm — Addiction and the Family Recognize the impacts of addiction on all members of your family and how support can help you heal. Speakers include a family therapist and family advocates.
Wednesday, July 1, 6:00-8:00pm — Awareness and Prevention Identify opportunities to educate your family and prevent the use of drugs or reduce the likelihood of the disease of addiction. Speakers include several prevention advocates and a DARE officer.
No registration required. Each session will start with a Resource Fair at 6:00pm, when refreshments will be provided. For more information contact the Reference Desk: 920-967-3690 or Wisconsin United We C.A.N. (Change Addiction Now): 920-213-1965. Funding for this program is provided by an anonymous donor through the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation.
All library events are free and open to everyone. Those with special needs are encouraged to call the library office at 967-3662, within 24 hours of the event, to assure that specific needs with regards to parking, building and meeting room accessibility are met.