The Baton Rouge Health District will host a presentation and discussion on Sept. 21 on the opioid epidemic with Dr. Anna Lembke, Stanford University School of Medicine and author of Drug Dealer MD – How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop. Following Lembke's presentation, clinical leadership from the Baton Rouge Health District partner organizations will participate in a Q&A session with guests.
The event, to be held at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, C.B. Pennington, Jr. Conference Center, 6400 Perkins Road, is free and open to the public.
The event will be held 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.