Regional experts discuss opioid overdose crisis, provide resources for Johnson Countians seeking help

Bob Twillman
Bob Twillman, clinical associate professor of psychiatry at The University of Kansas Medical Center

As America faces an opioid addiction and overdose crisis, regional experts on substance use disorders gave tips for Johnson Countians on how to find resources for opioid users in need of help.

Bob Twillman, clinical associate professor of psychiatry at KU Medical Center, and Kimberly Nelson, regional administrator for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, gave a presentation Tuesday at Asbury United Methodist Church on opioid addiction as well as ways each community can address the crisis.