Emery Youth Attend Utah Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness


The Utah Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness, hosted at the Vivent Smart Home Arena and focusing on the opioid epidemic affecting Utah, recently had six seats filled with Emery County students. The summit was hosted by Senator Mike Lee’s Office as well as Attorney General Sean Reyes.

Over 5,000 students from throughout Utah attended the summit and heard from Senator Lee, Attorney General Reyes and DEA Brian Besser. Also featured at the summit were entertainers Matt Butler and Foreign Figures as well as many that spoke who had been personally affected by opioids.

Brynne Urie, Dani Jo Thatcher, Deri Thatcher, Rayna Paskett, Cory Eden and Sean Kelsey from Emery attended the event.

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