Myrtle Beach City Council receives results of opioid epidemic study
Ms. Causey presented her findings during Thursday’s Myrtle Beach City Council workshop at the Convention Center. Download and/or read the full study at http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/agenda_details_T15_R115.php.
Funding for the $60,000 study came from a variety of stakeholders who are forced to respond to the consequences of heroin and opioid abuse. The City of Myrtle Beach and Horry County each contributed $12,500. The City of Georgetown and Georgetown County contributed $5,000 each, while healthcare providers HCA, McLeod Health, Tidelands Health and Conway Medical Center each contributed $6,250.