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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News New Initiative Addresses Health Disparities in Rates of Poorly Controlled Pain Featuring: Paul Hilliard University of Michigan Study to Compare Two Pain Regimens Commonly Prescribed Following Outpatient Surgical Procedures Featuring: Mark Bicket Resources...
News SAMHSA Announces Unprecedented $30 Million Harm Reduction Grant Funding Opportunity to Help Address Nation's Substance Use and Overdose Epidemic MDHHS Expands Opioid Health Home Services to Additional Counties Resources The Opioid Crisis and the Black/African...