Our Community in Focus: Exploring Drug Use, Stigma & How to Promote Healing in Miami County.

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to (1) engage a community of residents of Miami County to understand perceptions of the opioid epidemic and it's impact on the local community, families and individuals. 

(2)  Identification of health and social consequences of substance misuse disorder, specifically injection drug use. And ways to prevent and reduce individual, family and community harms associated with substance misuse. 

(3) Engage and partner with community members to explore ways to prevent and reduce related harms and stigma associated with substance misuse through the collective identification of local resources to develop education, increased awareness and how promote recovery to increase the overall health and well being of Miami County.


  • IRB Number: 1906702602
  • Research Study Identifier: TX10547
  • Principal Investigator: Carrie Lawrence

Recruitment Status

Open

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