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: April 12th – April 25th

News Law Enforcement Seizures of Pills Containing Fentanyl Increased Dramatically Between 2018-2021 Drug Use Severity in Adolescence Affects Substance Use Disorder Risk in Adulthood Resources Nonfatal Overdose Surveillance Report - March 2022 (MDHHS) Health Equity in...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: March 29th – April 11th

News Majority of Adolescents With Severe Substance Use Disorder Don't Grow Out of It Featuring: Sean McCabe Resources Addressing the Opioid Crisis Part 1: Understanding the Crisis (PBGH) Featuring Chad Brummett Motivating Patients to Initiate Treatment in the ED...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: March 15th – March 28th

News Use of Opioids Before Surgery Predicts Consumption of Opioids After Surgery Featuring: Mark Bicket & Jennifer Waljee Resources Establishing Peer Support Services for Overdose Response: A Toolkit for Health Departments (National Council for Mental Wellbeing)...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: March 1st – March 14th

News New Risk Prediction Model for Opioid Misuse After Surgery Surpasses Accuracy of Previous Models Featuring: Anne Fernandez, Karandeep Singh, & Rahul Ladhania Resources Opioid Conversations with Surgeons Podcast  (PENNJ SOS) Episode 2 featuring Michael Englesbe...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: February 15th – February 28th

News Michigan Network Takes Preventive Approach to Address Rising Opioid Overdoses Featuring: Chad Brummett, Vidhya Gunaseelan, & Gina Dahlem Resources Michigan Syndromic Surveillance Overdose Report: January 2022 (MDHHS) Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: February 1st – February 14th

News New Pharmacy Specialist Role Targets Pain Management Suicides By Drug Overdose Increased Among Young People, Elderly People, and Black Women, Despite Overall Downward Trend Resources State Toolkit to End the Nation’s Drug Overdose Epidemic: Leading-Edge Actions...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: January 18th – January 31st

News Offering Buprenorphine Medication to People with Opioid Use Disorder in Jail May Reduce Rearrest and Reconviction New Guideline Urges Ditching Opioids for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy Featuring: Brian Callaghan Resources Best Practices for Addressing Adolescent...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: January 4th – January 17th

News Michigan Opioids Task Force Announces RFP for Racial Equity Consultant to Lead New Racial Equity Workgroup Drug Combination Reduces Narcotic Use, Manages Pain After Surgery For Teens With Scoliosis Featuring: G. Ying Li & Rebecca Hong Prescription Drug Misuse...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: December 14th – January 3rd

News New Initiative Addresses Health Disparities in Rates of Poorly Controlled Pain Featuring: Paul Hilliard  University of Michigan Study to Compare Two Pain Regimens Commonly Prescribed Following Outpatient Surgical Procedures Featuring: Mark Bicket  Resources...

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