Opioids

Phyllis Polk Johnson MSN, RN, FNP-BC, a member of the Governor’s Opioid Task Force was a recent speaker for the Rotary Club of Jackson. Johnson discussed the rise in the abuse of heroin because of the availability of the drug, the inexpensive cost and the similar affects to prescription narcotics. In this way both heroin and prescription pain meds are grouped together when discussing the opioid crisis. Shown are (from left) President Brooks Buchanan, Johnson, and Amanda Fontaine.

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