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Community gathers for substance abuse dialogue at Laramie County Library


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — On July 9, Cheyenne will host its second forum on substance abuse at the Laramie County Library. The event, scheduled to take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m., is free and open to the public. Panelists with backgrounds in treatment and recovery will lead the discussion.

This forum will focus on how to effectively use the funds from the opioid settlement. It aims to foster intelligent dialogue among community members and stakeholders, according to the Facebook event pqge.

“As many people know, I am living a bonus life as an alcoholic in long-term recovery,” Laramie County Commissioner Gunnar Malm stated in an announcement. “Join me and other community members as we discuss addiction and the resources available to help others seeking their own bonus lives at this forum. Thank you, Councilman Johnson, for putting together this event.”

The panelists will include individuals currently in treatment and those who have achieved long-term recovery. Their experiences and insights will guide the conversation, providing valuable perspectives on addiction and recovery.

The forum aims to create a supportive environment where community members can share their experiences and learn from one another. By discussing the opioid settlement funds, the event looks to identify effective strategies for addressing substance abuse in Cheyenne and Laramie County.

The Laramie County Library is located at 2200 Pioneer Ave. in Cheyenne. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to secure seating. This event represents an opportunity for the community to come together and address the issue of substance abuse.

For more information about the event, contact the Laramie County Library at 307-634-3561 or visit its website.