Community members invited to attend Luzerne County panel discussion on opioid abuse
What: A #HadEnough community panel discussion surrounding the topic of opioid abuse. This event is free and open to the public.
When: Thursday, March 23, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Wyoming Valley West Middle School auditorium
- Perry Meadows, MD, JD, MBA
Medical director, government programs, Geisinger Health Plan
- William Poray, MSW
Outpatient program coordinator and counseling manager, Geisinger Marworth
- Andy Mendenhall, MD
Regional medical director, Clean Slate Addiction Treatment Centers
- Corporal Scott Davis
Drug evaluation classification coordinator, Pennsylvania State Police
- Heather Lawler
Restaurant manager and area resident in recovery
- James McMonagle, JD
Assistant district attorney, Luzerne County
- Aaron Kaufer
Pennsylvania state representative, 120th legislative district
Why: Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) continues to push out the message, “We’ve #HadEnough, have you?” in their community awareness initiative #HadEnough. This initiative focuses on educating community members about opioid abuse and the recent opioid epidemic. GHP previously hosted community panel discussions at East Pennsboro Area High School, Shamokin Area High School and Lewisburg Area High School.
About Geisinger Health Plan
Geisinger Health Plan, begun in 1985, is headquartered in Danville, Pennsylvania. Geisinger Health Plan’s HMO, PPO and Geisinger Gold’s HMO are among the highest-rated private and Medicare health plans in the nation.* The plan serves approximately 584,000 members in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maine. Coverage is available for businesses of all sizes, individuals and families, Medicare beneficiaries, Children’s Health Insurance Program and Medical Assistance recipients. For more information, please visit TheHealthPlan.com.