May 19, 2022

Utah State University Extension and USU Libraries Launch Digital Library Focused on Opioid Crisis

From Utah State University:

The Utah State University Extension Health Extension: Advocacy, Research, & Teaching (HEART) Initiative, in partnership with USU Libraries, recently launched a digital library collection featuring stories from people affected by the opioid crisis.

“Informing the National Narrative: Stories of Utah’s Opioid Crisis Digital Collection” is now available online for anyone to access.

The collection is made up of 32 interviews (both audio and transcripts) featuring individuals from nine Utah counties who have a personal connection to the opioid epidemic, including people in recovery, family members, treatment providers and others. The collection is focused on persevering the stories of the opioid crisis in Utah in order to bring hope and healing to those affected by this epidemic.

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