Field Days Podcast - Lt. Governor Calley calls attention to opioid addiction

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There were 1,941 opioid-related overdose deaths last year in Michigan, that's why Lt. Governor Brian Calley has chosen to speak out about the opioid crisis. The Lt. Governor is focused on prevention and finding solutions to the opioid epidemic. "There are a lot of different reasons why people become addicted. You don't know another persons story, and it doesn't really matter." Lt. Gov. Calley wants Michigan to focus less on the stigma of addiction and more on providing treatment. Hear more about what the state of Michigan is doing to end addiction in this episode of Field Days Podcast. October 21-27, 2018, has been declared by Gov. Rick Snyder as Opioid Addiction Awareness Week in Michigan to highlight some the state's initiatives and resources. Join the conversation on social media using the following hashtags - #MiOpioidsAwareness and #EndAddiction Also, visit the new opioid awareness website for additional information and resources, Michigan.gov/opioid

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