As the 53rd District Court Administrator, Francine Zysk has been at the forefront of the battle against opiates since 2007, and started Project Opiate two years later. Francine describes how the court system helped identify underlying causes for the rising alarming of opiod abuse in Livingston County
In Connection Complete’s interview with Francine, she discusses bringing educational programs into the school systems and confidential interviews with students to gather data about drugs of choice.
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Other items discussed in the interview are:
How data is obtained to spur funding for specific opiate treatment
Benefits of bringing Project Opiate programs to schools and community events.
How addiction happens and the link to pain medication
Changing our mindsets for health empowerment
Education to assist parents