Formed in February 2017, the task force is a collaboration involving stakeholders representing public health, the recovery community, law enforcement and others, all united to address the opioid epidemic in our community. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month, typically at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road, Kenosha, WI. The public is invited to these meetings.
Understand Addiction. Promote Recovery. Strengthen Community.
Prevent opioid abuse, addiction, overdose and death, improve the lives of all people affected by this disease and support our community through education and awareness.
View it here.
A resource packet for first responders and others to distribute to people who have experienced an overdose. View the frequently-asked-questions section of the packet here and contact the task force co-chairs to obtain hard copies of the packet.
Learn why you should know what Narcan is, how to use it, and where you can get trained here.
Kenosha County's MAT program provides eligible participants with Vivitrol (Naltrexone), an opioid receptor-blocking medication that is administered monthly. More information is here.