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DEBUNKED Episode 8: Myth, 'Methadone Or Suboxone Are No Different Than Heroin'

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In episode eight, we are debunking the myth “Methadone or suboxone are no different than heroin.” Our host, Tim Light, welcomes co-host Savannah Eley, Opioid Prevention Specialist with Southeastern Utah Health Department; Dr. Lauren Prest of Moab Regional Hospital; Garth Mullins from the Crackdown podcast; and Dr. Erin Madden, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Wayne State University. The group discusses the science of and the stigma associated with MAT options used to treat opioid use disorder.



- Operation Recovery - Substance Use Services, Prevention and Treatment (https://projectreality.net/)

- USARA - Substance Use Disorder Recovery Resources (https://www.myusara.com/)

- Four Corners Community Behavioral Health - Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (https://www.moabfreehealthclinic.org/directory/four-corners-community-behavioral-health)

- Moab Regional Hospital - Mental Health Services/Addiction Medicine (https://mrhmoab.org/mental-health/)

Nicholas Porath is a Logan native and music lover. He recently graduated from USU with a degree in broadcast journalism. It was while studying journalism that he found his niche and newfound love for radio. He first started out as an intern behind the scenes and found his way to the control room where he now hosts Here & Now on Monday through Friday from 11-1. Nick is also the producer for DEBUNKED.