Talk Heroin

Telephone Town Hall

A Commonwealth Crisis Event Series

Featured Clip

 

The number of pregnant addicted mothers-to-be is on the rise.

“In Pennsylvania, the rate of newborn hospital stays for substance-abuse problems soared 250 percent from 2000 to 2015, when nearly 20 out of every 1,000 newborns faced withdrawal issues, according to a recent report by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council.” Philly.com, 1-13-2017

Listen to past Telephone Town Halls here:

 

Click on the audio below to listen to the Northwest and North Central Region Town Hall Event.

A Commonwealth Crisis Event #5

Northwest and North Central

March 21, 2017

6:30 p.m.

 

Northwest and North Central Region Town Hall Event.

Seated clockwise, left to right, Senator Gene Yaw; Barry Denk, Director of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania; Marie Plumer, Single County Authority substance abuse administrator for Venango County; Andy Watson, Potter County District Attorney; and Dr. Brad Miller, Program Director and Director of Medical Education at the Williamsport Family Medicine Residency at UPMC Susquehanna Health

 


 

Click on the audio below to listen to the South Central Region Town Hall Event.

A Commonwealth Crisis Event #4

SouthCentral

February 7, 2017

6:30 p.m.

 

South Central Region Town Hall Event.

Seated, (L) Senator Gene Yaw & Barry Denk, Director of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania; (R) Pam Gay, Coroner, York County & Detective Sgt. John Burkhart, Lancaster County Heroin Task Force


 

Click on the audio below to listen to the Southeast Region Town Hall Event.

A Commonwealth Crisis Event #3

Southeast

January 10, 2017

6:30 p.m.

 

Southeast Region Town Hall Event.

Seated clockwise, left to right, Senator Gene Yaw; Barry Denk, Director of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania; Dr. Rachel Levine, Physician General of Pennsylvania, and Jack Whelan, Delaware County District Attorney


 

Click on the audio below to listen to the Southwest Region Town Hall Event.

A Commonwealth Crisis Event #2

Southwest

October 17, 2016

6:30 p.m.

 

Southwest Region Town Hall Event.

Seated clockwise, left to right, Senator Gene Yaw; Barry Denk, Director of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania; Dr. Nancy Falvo, Professor of Nursing at Clarion University and Eugene Vittone II, Washington County District Attorney


 

Click on the audio below to listen to the Northeast Region Town Hall Event.

A Commonwealth Crisis Event #1

Northeast

September 21, 2016

6:30 p.m.

 

Northeast Region Town Hall Event.

Seated clockwise, left to right, Sen. Yaw, Barry Denk, District Attorney Scanlon, and Andrew Sullivan.

Sponsored by the Senate Republican Caucus, this series of regional Telephone Town Halls, highlights the statewide public health crisis of Heroin and Opioid abuse in Pennsylvania and connects listeners with local experts to provide education and assistance.   The Telephone Town Hall services for A Commonwealth Crisis Event Series are provided in partnership with Broadnet.   For more information visit www.broadnet.com.