The City of Belmont and the Gaston County Controlled Substances Coalition are hosting an emergency informational session on the opioid epidemic. The event will take place on August 9th, 2021, from 6pm – 7pm in the Community Room of the Cityworks Center located at 1401 E Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012. This session is to inform citizens of the ongoing opioid epidemic, resources available to them, and how to help.
This is a free event you can register for online at eventeny.com or by scanning the barcode on the flyer. This event will feature presentations from Captain Davis and Sergeant Black from the Belmont Police Department talking about their experience with the epidemic and Michelle Mathis, the Co-founder of the Olive Branch Ministry, a local harm reduction nonprofit specializing in opioid addiction. The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.