DCF, DOH, FDLE To Hold Workshops On Opioid Use

For Immediate Release: Friday, April 14, 2017


TALLAHASSEE – At the direction of Governor Scott, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will host community workshops in Palm Beach, Manatee, Orange, and Duval counties to discuss the ongoing issue of opioid drug use. The goal of the workshops is for agency leadership and staff to hear the specific needs of these communities and provide information regarding existing resources, best practices regarding opioid use disorders, and grant opportunities. Workshops are open to the public.

The community workshops will take place:

Palm Beach County
3:00-4:30, p.m.
Monday, May 1
West Palm Beach Police Department Community Room
600 Banyan Blvd., West Palm Beach

Manatee County
9:00-10:30, a.m.
Tuesday, May 2
The Bradenton Area Convention Center
Longboat Key Room
One Haben Blvd., Palmetto

Orange County
3:00-4:30, p.m.
Tuesday, May 2
Orange County Board of County Commission Chambers
201 South Rosalind Avenue, Orlando

Duval County
9:00-10:30, a.m.
Wednesday, May 3
City Hall, St. James Bldg.
Lynwood Roberts Room
117 West Duval Street, Jacksonville