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 30TH – DECEMBER 13TH

News App Aims to Reduce Deaths from Opioid Overdose Featuring: Gabriela Marcu, School of Information “The stakes are life and death:” Addiction treatment’s Covid-19 challenge Featuring: Allison Lin   Resources Docs Can Prescribe Opioids Via Telemedicine, for...

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

News   Watch the opioid-related Keynote and Flash Science Presentations, and Poster Sessions from the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center's 2020 Inaugural Research Symposium. Keynote: Suicide and Unintentional Overdose Featuring: Amy Bohnert Flash...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: NOVEMBER 2ND – NOVEMBER 15TH

News Taking a scalpel to opioid painkiller risks: New studies on surgical opioid prescribing Featuring: Michael Englesbe, Dana Telem, and Jennifer Waljee   Resources DEA Seeks Comment: Dispensing and Administering Controlled Substances for Medication-Assisted...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: OCTOBER 19TH – NOVEMBER 1ST

News Announcing the New Post-Overdose Care in the Emergency Department Section of the Michigan Safer Opioid Prescribing Toolkit The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center is pleased to announce a new resource for Post-Overdose Care in the Emergency...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 28TH – OCTOBER 18TH

News Applications for the U-M Injury Prevention Center summer internship program now open   Resources “Purple Heroin” Found in Upper Peninsula, Van Buren County (Michigan Poison Center) Report: Tracking FY2019 Federal Funding to Combat the Opioid Crisis...

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

News People struggling with addiction are turning to telehealth during the pandemic — for better and for worse Featuring: Allison Lin   Resources 1-Hour Program Ups Opioid Knowledge for PharmDs (Medpage) Beware of Opioid Scripts After Breast Cancer Treatment...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: AUGUST 16TH – AUGUST 31ST

News Drug Overdose Deaths Showed a One-Year Decline in 2018. But There’s More to the Story Featuring: Chad Brummett These Drugs Carry Risks and May Not Help, But Many Dementia Patients Get Them Anyway Featuring: Donovan Maust   Resources Community Health Centers...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: AUGUST 4TH – AUGUST 16TH

News Can Community Members Deliver Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdoses — And Do It Faster Than EMS? Featuring: Gabriela Marcu Nearly 1 in 3 Patients with Lupus Use Prescription Opioids for Pain Featuring: Emily Somers The Lookout Project The Lookout Project is a...

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