The University of Michigan
is a leader in addressing the opioid epidemic affecting people of all races and socioeconomic sectors across the nation.
Free Online Course
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.
News & Events
News Buprenorphine Misuse Decreased Among U.S. Adults With Opioid Use Disorder from 2015-2019 Resources SOS Dashboard - New Capabilities Now Available (U-M IPC) Countering the Opioid Crisis: Time to Act Podcast - Episode 4 Now Available (NASEM) Combat Stigma Against...
News Sharp Increase in Fake Prescription Pills Containing Fentanyl and Meth Resources Opioid Overdose Rescue: 5 Ways to Save a Life (Brown University) Quality Improvement & Care Coordination When Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (CDC) Opioids, Pain, & the Brain:...
News Disparities in Opioid Overdose Deaths Continue to Worsen for Black People, Study Suggests Resources Implementation Initiative - Support in Implementing MOUD in Your Practice (PCSS) Providing Affirming Care for LGBTQ+ People in Substance Use Treatment Settings...