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.

Older Adults’ Experiences with Opioid Prescriptions

More than 100 million adults in the United States live with daily pain. Health conditions that result in pain, such as arthritis or cancer, are more common with age. Older adults are also more likely to undergo procedures that result in acute pain, such as joint...

Partnerships to Advance Tribal Health (PATH)

HHS invites you to participate in the Partnerships to Advance Tribal Health (PATH): A National Town Hall on Combatting Opioids and Substance Abuse on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. eastern time, at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building - Great Hall in Washington,...

Empowering communities to fight the opioid epidemic

By Jaime Meyers University of Michigan School of Nursing (This story was featured in the Summer 2018 issue of Panacea, the U-M School of Nursing magazine) THE SHELTER Lea Allen and Pam Gesund were in the last few hours of an overnight shift at the Delonis Center,...

Webinar: Assessing and Addressing Opioid Use Disorder.

Webinar: Assessing and Addressing Opioid Use Disorder. The fifth module from the Applying CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids series covers the diagnosis and treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). Apply the OUD diagnostic criteria and patient communication...

Opioid Solutions Faculty News for July 2018

Pre-surgery opioid use could signal post-surgery risk, study suggests or Preoperative Opioids Used by 23.1 Percent of Surgical Patients or Prevalence of Preoperative Opioid Use and characteristics Associated with Opioid Use Among Patients Presenting for Surgery (Paul...

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