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OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: October 5th – October 18th

News Buprenorphine Misuse Decreased Among U.S. Adults With Opioid Use Disorder from 2015-2019 Resources SOS Dashboard - New Capabilities Now Available (U-M IPC) Countering the Opioid Crisis: Time to Act Podcast - Episode 4 Now Available (NASEM) Combat Stigma Against...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: September 21st – October 4th

News Sharp Increase in Fake Prescription Pills Containing Fentanyl and Meth Resources Opioid Overdose Rescue: 5 Ways to Save a Life (Brown University) Quality Improvement & Care Coordination When Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (CDC) Opioids, Pain, & the Brain:...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: August 24th – September 6th

News Commentary: Opioid Lawsuit Payout Plans Overlook a Vital Need Featuring: Mark Bicket Resources Ten Things Women Should Know About Prescription Opioids (AAOA) Back to School - Screening for Substance Use (NIDA) Research Meets the Moment to Address the Opioid...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: August 10th – August 23rd

News Study: Half of Pediatric Opioid Prescriptions are "High Risk" Featuring: Kao-Ping Chua, Amy Bohnert, & Chad Brummett First-Time Opioid Prescriptions Got Shorter, Less Potent After CDC Guidelines Featuring: Jason Goldstick & Amy Bohnert A Risky Combination of...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: July 27th – August 9th

News Improving Access to Primary and Pain Care for Patients Taking Opioids for Chronic Pain in Michigan Resources Updated - Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (SAMHSA) National Health Statistics Reports - Prescription Opioid...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: July 13th – July 26th

News More Americans Are Receiving Opioid Addiction Treatment, but Gaps Persist Featuring: Kara Zivin and Sarah Clark Emergency Department-Administered, High-Dose Buprenorphone May Enhance Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Outcomes Resources Michigan Nonfatal Overdose...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: June 29th – July 12th

News $3.2M in Grants Awarded to Communities for Youth Substance Use Prevention Resources New! Revamped CDC Drug Overdose Website  New! Revamped CDC Opioid Website For Patients - Safely and Effectively Managing Pain Without Opioids (CDC) Leveraging Prescription Drug...

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

News Opioid Use After Eye Surgery Correlates to New, Persistent Use in Previously Opioid-Naïve Patients Featuring:  Maria Woodward New Legislation Introduced to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Resources NEW! Michigan Overdose Data to Action (MODA) Dashboard (MDHHS)...

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

News Many Surgery Patients Get Opioid Prescriptions, but Many Don't Need to, Study Suggests Featuring:  Mark Bicket, Chad Brummett, Mike Englesbe, Craig Brown, Yen-Ling Lai, Vidhya Gunaseelan, Kao-Ping Chua, Jennifer Waljee, & Ryan Howard CDC Report Shows State-Level...