Opioid Solutions Newsletter Archive

The U-M Opioid Solutions newsletter is published on a bi-weekly basis with the goal of maintaining consistent communication with community members, stakeholders, law makers, researchers, and other engaged or interested parties. The content includes the most up to date information from U-M faculty, staff and partners on news, reports, events and resources relating to the opioid crisis.

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: MARCH 17TH-MARCH 29TH

News Life expectancy crisis in the USA: The opioid crisis is not the decisive factor Featuring: Neil Mehta & Leah Abrams Resources Amidst COVID-19 Crisis, ASAM Releases Updated National Practice Guideline for Treating Opioid Use Disorder (ASAM) Blacks Experiencing...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: MARCH 2ND-MARCH 18TH

News After Tooth Pull, Opioids Don't Relieve Pain Better Than Other Meds: Study Featuring: Romesh Nalliah & Chad Brummett Emergency physicians across Michigan get trained on opioid use disorder care Featuring: Keith Kocher & Gina Dahlem Impact of opioid...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: FEBRUARY 17TH – MARCH 1ST

News On Thursday, February 27, more than 70 emergency medicine professionals from across Michigan gathered at the Opioid Overdose Prevention: Emergency Care of the Post-Overdose Patient Winter Summit. This summit facilitated discussion among stakeholders on best...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: JANUARY 20TH – FEBRUARY 2ND

News Back Pain Procedure Leads to Opioid Use for Some Featuring: Chad Brummett Just 2% of Patients Who Need It Get Anti-Opioid Drug Naloxone Featuring: Allison Lin Shared Decision Making Reduces Post-Hysterectomy Opioid Prescribing Featuring: Sawsan As-Sanie, Chad...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: JANUARY 6TH – JANUARY 19TH

News Few doctors can legally prescribe opioid-addiction drug Featuring: Pooja Lagisetty Opinion: Michigan's three research universities fight the opioid crisis Featuring: Mark D. Schlissel Overdose Rates are Higher, but Opioid Addiction Care is Harder to Find, in...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: DECEMBER 9TH – JANUARY 5TH

News Michigan opioid lawsuit treats firms like drug dealers, seeks $1B-plus judgment Featuring: Peter Jacobson   Resources Addressing the U.S. Opioid Crisis Using an Integrated Systems-Based Approach (RAND) Association Between Automotive Assembly Plant Closures...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: NOVEMBER 25TH – DECEMBER 8TH

Resources Chronic Opioid Therapy Can Increase Risk of Sleep Disorders (Medpage) Factsheet: Alabama's Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring of Opioid Use (USDHHS) Prescription Opioid Use Steady, NHANES Data Show (Medpage) Punitive Policies for Pregnant Opioid...

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