Project Category: Reaching Communities and Informing Policy

Pilot Testing of Community Overdose Assessment Teams (COAT): A Demonstration Project

In partnership with Michigan State Police, we will develop and pilot Community Overdose Assessment Teams (COAT) in up to 3 counties. The purpose of a COAT will be to review overdose deaths within each county to: 1) Identify causes and incidences of opi …

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Examining the Quality of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in a Medicaid Research Network

This study will provide a comprehensive assessment of opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment quality and outcomes in Medicaid across nine states, and will inform policy decisions on coverage and payment for evidence-based OUD treatments in Medicaid.

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The Opioid Epidemic: A Collaborative Workshop

Michigan OPEN and Precision Health Initiative have partnered with the Schools of Theater and Voice to develop a set of contemporary music and rap that will be used for presentations to middle and early high school students. The videos of original perfo …

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Addressing Opioid Prescribing Practices in Michigan

This project will provide clinical expertise and guidance for education and outreach on responsible prescribing of opioids and promotion of the use of MAPS. This includes partnership on in-person training and conference/educational sessions.

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Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project

The Opioid Project serves as a central repository of local opioid-related information and of individuals doing opioid related work locally. Our organization aims at promoting all opioid-related events in the community, and serve to connect the individu …

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