AOR Advisor Patrick Kennedy addressed The Medical Society of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division this week, and urged attendees to stand up to the opioid epidemic.
His appearance generated local media coverage including: Patrick Kennedy Milwaukee Event Brings Awareness To Addiction Crisis WUWM, 9/19/16 Covering An Evening with Patrick Kennedy with The Medical Society of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division event, WUWM discusses the opioid crisis in Milwaukee and Patrick’s speech.
“Treatment Really Does Work:” New Effort To Fight Opioid Epidemic In SE Wisconsin Fox 6, 9/19/16 Fox covers Patrick’s speech to the Medical Society of Milwaukee County, highlighting the dangers of prescription drug abuse and the stigmas patients face both in and out of recovery.
Kennedy’s Message: ‘Break The Silence’ Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, 9/19/16 Quoting Patrick’s “break the silence” line from his Monday speech in Milwaukee, the Journal Sentinel covers A Common Struggle, Patrick’s thoughts on the opioid epidemic, and Patrick’s speech to the Medical Society of Milwaukee.
Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy in Milwaukee Talking About Heroin And Opioid Epidemic WISN (ABC affiliate), 9/19/16 Video clip of Patrick speaking in Milwaukee, also featuring A Common Struggle.