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Let’s Talk About Pain Medicine

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

REGISTRATION is REQUIRED for this event. Contact the library at 715 877 3334 or fallcreekpl@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org to reserve your spot.

Let’s Talk About Pain Medicine is a free 60-minute educational program developed by Wisconsin Health Literacy to help participants obtain a better understanding of how to more safely and effectively use prescription pain (opioid) medicine. Program topics include:

  • Differences between prescription opioids and other pain medicine
  • Safe storage of opioid medicine
  • Understanding label directions (when and how long to take the medication)
  • What to do with unused opioid medicine
  • Importance of understanding warning labels
  • When to call the doctor or pharmacist
  • History of the opioid epidemic
  • How naloxone can stop an overdose

Each participant is provided with a workbook, a Drug Deactivation & Disposal System pouch, and a fact sheet to take home, plus the chance to enter into a chash prize drawing at the end of the program.

Details

Date:
November 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Organizer

Wisconsin Health Literacy

Venue

Fall Creek Public Library
122 E. Lincoln Ave.
Fall Creek, 54742 United States
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Phone:
715-877-3334
Website:
http://fallcreekpubliclibrary.org/

Fall Creek Public Library

122 E. Lincoln Ave.
P.O. Box 426
Fall Creek, WI 54742
715-877-3334

Library Hours

Monday-Thursday 10 pm – 6 pm
Friday 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday 10 am – 1 pm
Sunday-Closed