LAKE WORTH, Fla. (CBS12) — It was a day of education and free food at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Lake Worth Beach.
Community leaders came together for barbecue and a Narcan giveaway on Saturday.
Trinity Counseling Center teamed up with various agencies including the T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society for the event.
Narcan, or Naloxone, is a medication used to treat people who are having an overdose. It reverses the effect.
Doctors talked to visitors about substance use disorder and treatment. Guests also watched a video on the opioid crisis in Palm Beach County.
Earlier this year the state created a new recovery program called CORE to help break the cycle of addiction. It's modeled after programs in Palm Beach County.