The University of Michigan
is a leader in addressing the opioid epidemic affecting people of all races and socioeconomic sectors across the nation.
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Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for non-Prescribing Providers
die every day from an opioid overdose
Americans abuse or are dependent on prescription opioids
prescriptions for painkillers were written in Michigan in 2015
estimated annual cost to the U.S. economy caused by opioid overdoses
The Michigan Difference
U-M draws on its interdisciplinary expertise to explore solutions to the opioid epidemic. Browse education and research projects, researchers, centers and publications to see the infrastructure and scope of work that allows U-M to facilitate collaborations with local, state and national partners.
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Resources Engaging Critical Access Hospitals in Addressing Rural Substance Use (Flex Monitoring...
News Opioid Prescribing Limits for Acute Pain Featuring: Kao-Ping Chua Pain doesn’t take a holiday: Dental opioids study points to need for better prescribing Featuring: Romesh Nalliah and Chad Brummett Resources Beyond Opioids: Rapid Increase in Drug Deaths...