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August 23, 2020

Addiction's Impact in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

When addiction is a main cause of huge problems in a community, it becomes vital that something is done about it. In today’s episode we’ll talk to Houghton’s Chief of Police John Donnelly and Bernadette Yeoman-Ouellette and Kevin Store from the Portage Health Foundation. We’ll learn how addiction is impacting virtually all aspects of our community. 

You can watch the video above, or listen to the audio version below.

More About PHF’s Addiction Series

Visit to see a list of all episodes, find resources on addiction in our community and to subscribe to receive an email when the next episode drops. Be sure to subscribe to the Portage Health Foundation’s YouTube channel to never miss a video episode or find PHF Podcast wherever you listen to podcasts to catch the audio version of this podcast. 

How to Get Help

If you or someone you know is suffering from addiction, know that there are resources available in our community. Dial Help is a great place to start as they have a crisis line available 24 hours a day, seven days a week based here in the Copper Country. You can call 906-482-HELP, text 906-35NEEDS or chat live at