STEM Café: Combatting the Opioid Epidemic – One Year Later

Experts in DeKalb County continue to collaborate to reduce opioid usage and address related issues. Find out what progress is being made toward eliminating this crisis. Interested audience members will have a chance to be trained in the use of Narcan to prevent death related to overdose. Narcan will be provided to anyone who attends the training.


Cindy Graves, DeKalb County Health Department

Rick Amato, DeKalb County State’s Attorney

Joe Przybyla, NIU Police Commander and Paramedic

Laura Meyer-Junco, UIC College of Pharmacy

Steve Lekkas, DeKalb Police Department

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Eduardo's Mexican Restaurant 206 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Community Events


Health and Wellness

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public



This event is free and open to the public. Food and drink available for purchase.

Center for P-20 Engagement, Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development
Contact Name

Judith Dymond

Contact Email or Phone

email or call 815-753-4751

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