Watertown Group Hosting Showing, Discussion of Movie About the Opioid Epidemic

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The W.A.T.E.R.T.O.W.N Task Force for Substance Use Disorder will host a screening of the  Oscar Nominated Documentary Heroin(e). 

The Task Force sent out the following information:

Screening & Discussion

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main Street, Watertown

The W.A.T.E.R.T.O.W.N Task Force for Substance Use Disorder, along with Police and Fire departments, are taking a proactive role in education, prevention, and treatment of people and their families affected by substance use. Members will be on hand to describe initiatives.

Heroin(e), a Netflix original film, depicts a rarely seen side of the national opioid epidemic: Hope. The 39-minute documentary follows three dedicated women — a fire chief, a judge, and a street minister — as they work to support residents of a Virginia town who are struggling with substance use.

Following the screening, join a Q&A with members of the Watertown Task Force for Substance Use Disorder.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information go to Watertown-cares.com, email watertown.ma.cares@gmail.com or call 617-972-6446

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