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 8th – November 21st

News Cannabis users had worse bypass outcomes, increased amputation and opioid use An initiative addressing health disparities in rates of poorly controlled pain Resources Chairside Pain Management Discussion: Acute Pain and Opioid Prescriptions (ADA) Chairside Pain...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: October 11th-October 24th

News Opioid addiction treatment disparities could worsen if phone telehealth option ends, study suggests Resources Naloxone Training for Healthcare Providers (CDC) Reducing Stigma Education Tools (Univ. Texas) Clinical Decision Support Flowchart for Treating Pain (U-M...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: September 27th-October 10th

News Pain is personal: How faculty and staff can enhance pain care and treatment for patients Resources Reframing Optimal Management of Pain and Opioids in Older Adults (Altarum)Opioid Epidemic Resources for Nurse Educators (AACN) Health Equity Guiding Principles for...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: September 13th-September 26th

News Mott certified as a national leader in pediatric pain prevention and treatment Resources Michigan Monthly Overdose Update August 2022 (MDHHS) Facts Over Fear: Teaching Opioid Awareness (CS Mott Children's Hospital) SUD for the Healthcare Team Course (PCSS) New...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: August 30th-September 12th

News Increased Use of Telehealth for OUD Services During COVID-19 Pandemic Associated with Reduced Risk of Overdose Resources Trends and Disparities in 2021 EMS Responses to Opioid Overdoses (MDHHS) Preferred Terms for Select Population Groups & Communities (CDC)...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: August 16th-August 29th

News AI could help patients with chronic pain avoid opioids Study provides first evidence of link between opioid use disorder, chronic pain Resources July 2022 Michigan Nonfatal Overdose Surveillance Report (MDHHS) Trends and Disparities in 2021 EMS Responses to...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: August 2nd-August 15th

News Children and teens getting spinal surgery don’t need so many opioids, study suggests Resources CDC's Overdose Framework (CDC) Establishing Peer Support Services For Overdose Response: A Toolkit for Health Departments (National Council for Mental Wellbeing)...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: July 19th-August 1st

News Telehealth by phone & video proves a lifeline for veterans with opioid addiction Nonopioid pain prescriptions increased after 2016 CDC guideline, study finds Resources June 2022 Nonfatal Overdose Surveillance Report (MDHHS) Linking People with Opioid Use...

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