A special program, “Suicide Prevention and Opioids Crisis Discussion,” will be held Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in New Milford.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-5th), Mayor David Gronbach, State Representative Bill Buckbee (R-67th), Christina Allen, coordinator of the VA suicide prevention program, and New Milford Police Department representatives will participate in the program to be held at the VFW on Avery Road.

The discussion is open to the public, as well as veterans and first responders.

For more information, call Ray Crawford at 860-210-0173.