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 FACULTY NEWS: JULY 23RD – AUGUST 4TH

News ‘IT SAVED MY LIFE’: HOW U-M ADDICTION TREATMENT SERVICES IMPACTS THOSE WHO REACH OUT (Michigan Medicine)   Milwaukee County reports 14 probable overdose deaths in 4 days (FOX News) Featuring: Rebecca Haffajee   Persistent Opioid Use After Childbirth...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: JULY 8TH – JULY 22ND

News 24 Michigan counties are at "high-risk" in the national opioid epidemic (Michigan Radio) Featuring: Rebecca Haffajee   40% of Doctors Refuse New Chronic Pain Patients Using Opioids  (U.S. News & World Report) Featuring: Pooja A. Lagisetty  ...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: JUNE 11TH – JULY 7TH

News How an American billionaire predicted – and then profited from – an Oxycontin ‘prescription blizzard’ (Chad Brummett, Rebecca Haffajee) Inpatient Opioids Influence At-Home Use (Amy Bohnert) Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms (Lisa...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: MAY 27TH – JUNE 10TH

News Medical Schools are Changing the Way They Teach Treatment for Pain, Opioid Addiction (Mike Englesbe) Responses to the Opioid Epidemic Vary Across the Country – But a Few Themes Stand Out (Rebecca Haffajee) Majority of Post-Op Patients Managed Pain Without...

Opioid Solutions Faculty News: May 13th – 26th

News More research needed to understand benefits, harms of cannabis for pain (Mark Ilgen) Opioid Addiction: Meeting the Need for Treatment in Michigan (Amy Bohnert, Jennifer Erb-Donward, Thomas Ivacko) Michigan counties struggle to meet need for opioid treatment (Tom...

Opioid Solutions Faculty News for April 29th – May 12th

News Stark racial, financial divides found in opioid addiction treatment (Pooja Lagisetty, Donovan Maust, Amy Bohnert, Michael Clay) Fighting the opioid epidemic with new knowledge: U-M teams up with Harvard, National Academy of Medicine (Rebecca Cunningham, Chad...

Opioid Solutions Faculty News for April 15th – 28th

News Fentanyl: 12 questions about the hidden drug that's killing people every day (Christopher Blazes) Older Adults’ Perceptions Of Opioid-Related Policies and What They Mean For Pain Treatment (Calista Harbaugh, Preeti Malani, Rebecca Haffajee, Jennifer Waljee) MAT...

Medication Take Back Event: April 27, 2019

Protect our children from accidental poisoning by disposing of unused and expired medications. Event Information To learn more about medication take back events, please visit Michigan Open.

Opioid Solutions Faculty News for April 1st – 14th

News Pets Help Take Our Minds Off Pain (Mary Janevic, Cathleen Connell) Adults Under 50 with Hearing Loss May Have Higher Risk of Substance Use (Michael McKee) Special Bag Helps Patients Get Rid of Unused Opioids (Medical School) (Chad Brummett) Interim Buprenorphine...

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