Interview with Donald Rogers, August 23, 2018

Project: Painkiller: An Oral History of the Opioid Epidemic

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Donald Rogers talks about his early career as a therapist in Powell County, Kentucky and his work today as the Chief Clinical Officer at Bluegrass.org. He discusses trends in opioid use in Eastern Kentucky, how Medicaid rules complicate the ability of treatment programs, and his reflections on the nature of addiction.

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2018oh518_pain010

Interviewee Name

Donald Rogers

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Nadia Ramlagan

Interview Date

2018-08-23

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Rogers, Donald Interview by Nadia Ramlagan. 23 Aug. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Rogers, D. (2018, August 23). Interview by N. Ramlagan. Painkiller: An Oral History of the Opioid Epidemic
. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Rogers, Donald, interview by Nadia Ramlagan. August 23, 2018, Painkiller: An Oral History of the Opioid Epidemic
, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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