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    Reading Public Library to present program on opioid abuse and mental health

    Reading Public Library to present program on opioid abuse and mental health

    Reading Public Library will present a program entitled “Opioid Abuse and Mental Health: Connections and Crossroads” at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 23, at RPL Main, 100 S. 5th St.

    Featured speaker, Samir Naber of Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance, will discuss the connection between opioid abuse and mental health issues.

    Included in the discussion will be the book “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” by Sam Quinones. This book is the first in a series of books featured in “A Summer Read,” a collective multi-county read for adults taking place from April through September.

    The book is available through any Berks County Library or through the e-media platform, “Overdrive.”

    This event is free of charge and pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact the Reading Public Library Reference Department at 610.655.6355.

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