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The Opioid Epidemic and Beyond + One West Virginia Doctor’s Redemption with Lou Ortenzio

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Opioid Epidemic and Beyond: How did we get here? Where are we going? What must we do?  (One West Virginia Doctor’s Redemption) with Lou Ortenzio

A retired family physician who practiced for 25 years in Clarksburg, Lou Ortenzio is the Executive Director of the Clarksburg Mission, a faith based non-profit providing homeless care and recovery services; the Ministry Leader of Celebrate Recovery at Clarksburg Baptist Church and the WV State Representative Team Lead for Celebrate Recovery. Lou gets to serve on the Harrison County Community Corrections Advisory Panel, treatment team of the Harrison County Drug Court and the Northern District of West Virginia Federal Drug Court. He was an early contributor to and casualty of the opioid epidemic. Lou is a senior member of Clarksburg Rotary. He celebrates recovery from opiate addiction with over 20 years of sobriety.



October 2
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Rotary Club of Charleston WV


Kanawha County Public Library
123 Capitol St
Charleston, WV 25301 United States
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