System for Opioid Overdose Surveillance (SOS) web-based dashboard now live!
SOS is an opioid overdose surveillance system created through a partnership between the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center and Michigan High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA). The system provides near real-time mapping of suspected non-fatal and fatal overdose cases, as well as demographic briefs to authorized public health and public safety stakeholders across the state of Michigan.  SOS informs data-driven opioid overdose prevention and response efforts with the goal of reducing overdose injuries and deaths. To learn more or request access, visit
Association of Punitive and Reporting State Policies Related to Substance Use in Pregnancy With Rates of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (JAMA Pediatrics)

Cautionary Data on Rapid Opioid Tapering (Medpage)

Factors that Influence Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (National Council for Behavioral Health)

Interpersonal Violence Syndemics and Co-Occurring Epidemics: Preventing Violence in the Context of Opioid Misuse, Suicide, Social Disparities, and HIV: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief (The National Academies)

Mind-Body Therapies for Opioid-Treated Pain A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (JAMA Internal Medicine)

Opioid Use Disorder among Medicaid Enrollees: Snapshot of the Epidemic and State Responses (KFF)

Overdose deaths decrease slightly in 2018, the first decline in six years (MDHHS)

Red Signal Report — Opioids (Coverys)

State Medicaid Strategies to Promote Early Identification and Treatment of Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorder (NASHP)

The Opioid Hydra: Understanding Overdose Mortality Epidemics and Syndemics Across the Rural-Urban Continuum (Rural Sociology)

The Role of Veterinarians in the Opioid Crisis (CDC)