The Opioid Crisis in America:
Accredited for Pennsylvania & New Jersey CLE: 3 Substantive, 1 Ethics Credits
Why You Should Attend
Opioid addiction has quickly become an epidemic, both in the U.S. and in our region.
Learn how opioid addiction does not discriminate on the basis of gender, education, economic status, color or religion. Watch the eye- opening one hour documentary, Warning: This Drug May Kill You. This powerful film tracks the downward spiral of three affluent/middle class people as they fall victim to opioid addiction.
Hear from Governor Ed Rendell about the nature of the opioid epidemic locally, and humane initiatives to create safe injection sites in Philadelphia.
Follow the personal and professional journey of attorney Laurie Besden, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, as she describes how her seemingly idyllic life growing up in suburban Philadelphia and graduating from law school turned dark as she found her- self in the powerful grip of addiction. Hear how she managed to climb out into recovery with the help of LCL and the incredible work LCL does to help lawyers suffering from addiction and depression.
Follow the personal journey of Larry Arata, teacher and U.S. Con- gressional candidate as he shares the story of his son Brendan’s death on September 9, 2017 after losing his battle with addiction. Learn about- the Opioid Crisis Action Network he formed to help others avoid a similar fate.
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