University of Tennessee hosts two day opioid summit

UT Knoxville to host opioid summit. / Source: (University of Tennessee)
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The University of Tennessee is set to host a Summit for Opioid Addiction and Response called SOAR.

The event is set to happen August 1 and 2 at the Student Union which is located at 1502 Cumberland Avenue.

According to UT's website, there will be discussions about current trends, dissolving the stigma, the economic impact the crisis is having on our state, state agency response to the epidemic, federal grant support and developing community-based, collaborative response to the crisis.

Free parking is available for attendees in the G10 garage at 1500 Phillip Fulmer Way.

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