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Councilmember Dunn to host first annual King County Conference on Addiction Disorders

Summary

In response to a rapid rise in alcohol and substance use during the pandemic, King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn is hosting the first King County Regional Conference on Addiction Disorder. The general public, including anyone who struggles with substance abuse and their friends and family, is encouraged to attend.

Story

In response to a rapid rise in alcohol and substance use during the pandemic, King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn is hosting the first King County Regional Conference on Addiction Disorder. The general public, including anyone who struggles with substance abuse and their friends and family, is encouraged to attend.

The agenda includes sessions on the rise of Substance Use Disorder during COVID-19; the science behind addiction; addressing the stigmatization of addiction; the trauma effect; opioid epidemic; fentanyl use; the correlation between substance use and human trafficking victims; and stories of hope. There will also be a special musical performance by Lucia Flores-Wiseman.

Councilmember Dunn is available for interviews.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 14

WHERE: Virtual conference, register at: https://kingcounty.gov/council/dunn/CAD

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Email:
council@kingcounty.gov