The Public Safety Committee of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all members of the public, and all community stakeholders, to attend a countywide Town Hall meeting on the opioid epidemic.

The meeting, titled “The Opioid Epidemic: Silently Affecting Our Community,” will be held on Tuesday, May 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the McManus School auditorium, at 300 Edgewood Road in Linden. It is designed to provide the public with an open discussion about the scope and nature of opioid abuse in Union County, and an assessment of the tools that are available to fight it.

The Public Safety Committee and members of the public will hear reports from Union County law enforcement, public officials and professionals, including representatives from the nonprofit organization Prevention Links and other stakeholders.

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For more information contact Karen Dinsmore, Assistant Director, Union County Department of Human Services, or 908-527-4809.

For all Union County programs and services visit, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email or use the online Contact Form.

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