Nov. 13 Ilsley talk to focus on addiction
MIDDLEBURY — Ilsley Library in Middlebury on Tuesday, Nov. 13, will host a talk called “The Opioid Epidemic in Vermont: Combatting Addiction in Addison County.”
Dr. Emily Glick of Bristol Internal Medicine will address the history and medical basis of medication-assisted treatment, a strategy her practice uses to combat addiction with chemistry and counseling. Therese Giles, RN, and Amy Kittredge, LADC, will discuss their work counseling patients on behavioral changes and how psychosocial and socioeconomic issues affect people’s recovery.
The presentation, which will begin at 7 p.m. at the Main Street library, is sponsored by the Middlebury branch of the American Association of University Women.