Learning about opioid addictions and treatments

Block Island is not exempt from the dangers of the opioid crisis, as Dr. Mark Clark reminded the audience at an opioid information meeting for Block Island businesses at The Spring House on Thursday, June 20. In response to past deaths due to opioids on the island, the South County Prevention Coalition, represented by Jill Kirby Seppa, brought the Block Island medical, rescue, and police teams together to help educate the community about what opioids are and what to do to in the case of an overdose.
The Block Island Rescue Squad, under Capt.

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