Mission

The Mayor’s Opioid Action Task Force will help save lives
by proactivelyaddressing
the opioid crisis
on the community level. 

Goals

 

1. Destigmatize opioid addiction

Actions:

  • Spread awareness of key statistics about this epidemic

  • Define the opioid crisis as a disease

  • Foster community-wide discussion

 

2. Help prevent addiction

Actions:

  • Institute a prescription drug disposal drop box program in the Borough
    Police Department

  • Communicate to local high schools

 

3. Connect people to treatment options

Actions:

  • Explore local partnerships to improve local treatment access

  • Publicize available support programs and resources

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