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: 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...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: NOVEMBER 11TH – NOVEMBER 24TH

News On Wednesday, November 20, more than 100 emergency medicine professionals from across Michigan gathered at the Opioid Overdose Prevention: Emergency Care of the Post-Overdose Patient Fall Summit. This summit facilitated discussion among stakeholders on best...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: OCTOBER 28TH – NOVEMBER 10TH

News Fewer Opioids After Eye Surgery Don’t Mean More Post-Op Pain (Brigham Health) Featuring: Maria Woodward Free new MOOC aims to educate all about opioid crisis (The University Record) Featuring: Karen Farris Gabapentinoids appear increasingly to be prescribed,...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: OCTOBER 14TH – OCTOBER 27TH

News MHealthy resources can help prevent opioid misuse (The University Record) Michigan surgeons offered more money to limit opioids for pain (Bridge) Featuring: Mike Englesbe Simple Conversations Can Reduce Opioid Prescriptions After Hysterectomy (Health News Digest)...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 30TH – OCTOBER 13TH

News Alarming Number of Lupus Patients Use Opioids for Pain: Study (Brigham Health) Featuring: Emily Somers Keeping the Community Safe: Students, Team Members Host Medication Disposal Event (Michigan Medicine Headlines) Opioid crisis education: The key to fixing...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 16TH – SEPTEMBER 29TH

News An Approach to Evaluate the Effects of Concomitant Prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines on Veterans Deaths and Suicides (The National Academies) Featuring: Amy Bohnert   Old Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet? Here’s What to Do with Them (Michigan Health)...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 3RD – SEPTEMBER 15TH

News Growing life expectancy inequality in US cannot be blamed on opioids alone (True Viral News) Featuring: Arline Geronimus   Most kids can manage pain after surgery without opioids (Reuters) Featuring: Calista Harbaugh   Opioid Prescribing After Delivery...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: AUGUST 20TH – SEPTEMBER 2ND

News Anxiety Among Patient Factors Linked to More Opioid Use After Surgery (MHealth Lab) Featuring: Chad Brummett & Alexander Brescia   Average Michigan opioid patient got 62-day supply in 2018. CDC standard is less than a week. (Mive) Featuring: Chad...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: AUGUST 5TH – AUGUST 19TH

News Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses (Los Angeles Times) Featuring: Chad Brummett & Rebecca Haffajee   Kids Getting Too Many Opioids After Tonsillectomy (U.S. News) Featuring: Kao-Ping Chua   Many Doctors...

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