The Forum: Aligning Government and the Community on Drug Addiction
"We have job applicants, but few can pass a drug test."
With record low unemployment levels, our region needs more people in jobs. Businesses are struggling to hire some of those remaining unemployed, in part, because of opiod and other addictions.
Federal, state and local governments, communities and non-profits are being engaged. Come hear local solutions from the Alliance to HEAL (Halting the Effects of Addication Locally) (confirmed) and the Coulee Council on Addiction (invited).
On March 13, the US Chamber of Commerce will launch a campaign providing resources for businesses: www.SharingSolutions.us.
PLUS: hear Rep. Jill Billings (confirmed), Rep. Steve Doyle (confirmed) and Sen. Jennifer Shilling (invited) on the State of Wisconsin's addiction work, plus updates on the budget proposed by Governor Evers, and more.