Junior League of Knoxville hosts forum on opioid abuse, domestic violence

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Junior League of Knoxville hosted a community awareness event Wednesday night. The topic was Opioid Abuse and its Relationship with Domestic Violence.

Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch, Knox County Health Department Director Dr. Martha Buchanan, Helen Ross McNabb Center CEO Jerry Vagnier, and Metro Drug Coalition Executive Director Karen Pershing all spoke on the issue. The forum was moderated by WATE 6 On Your Side Anchor Kristin Farley.

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