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.


News Overdose deaths involving buprenorphine did not proportionally increase with new flexibilities in prescribing Resources Michigan Substance Use Vulnerability Index [note: select "vulnerability index" data page on left hand side to view] (MDHHS) Michigan Substance...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: December 21st – January 16

News Nearly 1/3 of people with chronic pain turn to cannabis  Few pregnant people who died of overdose, suicide in Michigan received proper treatment before death Mental health, substance abuse treatment facilities don't provide communication access to Deaf, Hard of...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: October 25th – November 7th

News Breaking free of opioids Resources September 2022 Overdose Report (MDHHS) Emerging Trend: Xylazine in Michigan (MDHHS) Adapting Evidence-Based Practices for Under-Resourced Populations (SAMHSA) Evidence-Based Interventions to Address the Opioid...


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...

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