• LCHPS Staff

Revealing the Truth: Education & Awareness about the Opioid Crisis

Updated: May 14, 2019

Learn more about the Opioid Crisis and how you can help.

Join us for our education and awareness event: Revealing the Truth. This dynamic community engagement will challenge your thoughts, ideas and preconceptions regarding the opioid crisis and who is affected.

Learn more about statistics and facts relating to the crisis, the impact of stigma and shame, harm reduction 101, ways of offering compassion and support, and collect some important resource handouts.

When: 6 pm - 7pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Where: Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Rd, Lake Country.

Walk through the information displays and meet with community partners:

  • Lake Country Health Planning Society (LCHPS)

  • Okanagan Indian Band (OKIB)

  • University of British Columbia (UBCO)

  • From Lived Experience: Shannon's Story (Video)

  • Moms Stop the Harm

  • Interior Health: Mental Health and Substance Use (MSHU)

  • BC Ambulance Service: Naloxone Kits and Training

  • Interior Health: Burning Bright Candle Display

Following Revealing the Truth, there will be a free screening of the documentary film Us & Them presented by the Lake Country Film Committee in partnership with the District of Lake Country and Lake Country Health Planning Society.

*** This is a FREE event, but due to limited seating, registration is required. Get your ticket: https://www.kelownatickets.com/events/event/usandthem ***

Event Schedule:

  • 6-7 pm: Opening Reception - Revealing the Truth

  • 7-8:30 pm: Us & Them film screening

  • 8:30-9:30 pm: Q&A panel discussion. An opportunity to keep the conversation going.

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For more information, contact Lake Country Health Planning Society (LCHPS) at 778-215-5247 or visit www.lchps.com

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