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Michigan State University Extension
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 12, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6440

Contact: Lauryn Lin, MSU Extension Educator

Phone: 734-727-7407

Email: lrlin@msu.edu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 03, 2020

MSU Extension Addresses The Opiod Epidemic Across Michigan

To address the opioid epidemic across Michigan, Michigan State University Extension, Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine and the Northwest Health Department of Michigan are offering opioid misuse prevention education to communities across the state through the Michigan Substance Use Prevention, Education, and Recovery (MiSUPER) project.

MiSUPER’s community education presentations aim to empower Michigan communities to prevent opioid misuse and support people in recovery.

MiSUPER presentations address opioid misuse prevention and recovery topics, and highlight stories of hope, including:

  • What are opioids and what impact do opioids have on the body?
  • How has the opioid crisis impacted Michigan communities?
  • What treatment, recovery, and alternative to opioid options are available?
  • How can I minimize a loved one’s risk of an opioid overdose and support their recovery?
  • What can we do to prevent opioid misuse and address the opioid crisis?

 

Virtual MiSUPER presentations are available for community groups and can vary in length from 30-60 minutes. If your community, organization, or coalition would like to request a presentation, submit a request online at canr.msu.edu/misuper/contact-us.

Interested community members can also attend a free statewide MiSUPER Zoom webinar presentation on the following dates:

Friday, September 11, 10-11AM – Register Here

Monday, September 14, 6-7PM – Register Here

 

To learn more about MiSUPER’s opioid misuse prevention efforts, visit the MiSUPER website at canr.msu.edu/misuper/.

Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) brings educational programs to residents, empowering them to improve their lives and community. County-based MSUE staff, in concert with on-campus faculty members, serve residents with programming focused on agriculture, natural resources, children, youth, families, community and economic development.

 

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