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Stories From The Field Podcast

Exploring the Opioid Crisis in Minnesota

Welcome to “Stories from the Field”, a podcast that offers a first-hand exploration of the opioid crisis, and the many ways it continues to impact Minnesota communities. Drawing upon social, legal, financial, and certainly personal perspectives, we’ve captured a series of discussions that go beyond the headlines for an in-depth consideration of the most urgent issues surrounding opioids.

Inside “Stories from the Field”

In each episode, host Julie Bartkey will sit down with Minnesotans who have witnessed the harmful impact of opioids – sharing their stories and lessons. We’ll look at all facets of opioid use, from history, to prevention strategies, to guidance on the road to recovery.

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Episode 1: The History of Opioids
Episode 2: Great Challenges in Greater Minnesota
Episode 3: History and Culture: Recovery in Tribal Nations
Episode 4: Opioids in Black Minnesota
Episode 5: Saving Lives: Naloxone and Overdose

This work is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number NU17CE2019001983 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

About Know The Dangers

Know the Dangers, an awareness and resource program created by the Minnesota Department of Human Services in partnership with other state agencies participating in the Minnesota State Substance Abuse Strategy. Know the Dangers connects Minnesotans with resources and lifesaving information to fight opioid use disorder. It’s time to break down the stigma around opioid use disorder.