MEDIA ADVISORY: TDH Launches “Tennessee Faces of the Opioid Crisis” Campaign
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health will launch the new “Tennessee Faces of the Opioid Crisis“ public education and awareness campaign July 16 at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.
This project will feature people from every county of Tennessee sharing stories of how they have been personally impacted by the opioid crisis. The campaign will provide resources and information on how everyone can be part of the solution to this problem. In addition to a statewide media campaign, TDH will share materials with community partners who wish to provide information on local resources for preventing drug abuse and misuse.
“Tennessee Faces of the Opioid Crisis“ is a project funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioid Crisis Cooperative Agreement.
Who: Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health
Morgan McDonald, MD, FACP, FAAP, Deputy Commissioner for Population Health, Tennessee Department of
Michele Norris, Knox County “Faces” Participant Robbie Monahan, Washington County “Faces” Participant
What: Tennessee Faces of the Opioid Crisis Launch Event
When: Tuesday, July 16, 11 a.m. Central time
Where: Tennessee State Museum
1000 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee 37208