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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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 Taking a scalpel to opioid painkiller risks: New studies on surgical opioid prescribing Featuring: Michael Englesbe, Dana Telem, and Jennifer Waljee Resources DEA Seeks Comment: Dispensing and Administering Controlled Substances for Medication-Assisted...
News Announcing the New Post-Overdose Care in the Emergency Department Section of the Michigan Safer Opioid Prescribing Toolkit The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center is pleased to announce a new resource for Post-Overdose Care in the Emergency...
News Applications for the U-M Injury Prevention Center summer internship program now open Resources “Purple Heroin” Found in Upper Peninsula, Van Buren County (Michigan Poison Center) Report: Tracking FY2019 Federal Funding to Combat the Opioid Crisis (Bipartisan...