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: August 2nd-August 15th

News Children and teens getting spinal surgery don’t need so many opioids, study suggests Resources CDC's Overdose Framework (CDC) Establishing Peer Support Services For Overdose Response: A Toolkit for Health Departments (National Council for Mental Wellbeing)...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: July 19th-August 1st

News Telehealth by phone & video proves a lifeline for veterans with opioid addiction Nonopioid pain prescriptions increased after 2016 CDC guideline, study finds Resources June 2022 Nonfatal Overdose Surveillance Report (MDHHS) Linking People with Opioid Use...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: July 5th-July 18th

News People who have had weight-loss surgery can be at high risk for opioid overdose Opioid prescriptions significantly higher for patients with lifelong disabilities Percentage of overdose deaths involving methadone declined between January 2019 and August 2021...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: June 21st-July 4th

News Winning by default: Tonsillectomy study shows power of pre-set opioid Rx size Why opting out of opioids can be dangerous in the operating room Resources May 2022 Nonfatal Overdose Surveillance Report (MDHHS) The Current State of the Opioid Crisis (PCSS) Impacting...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: June 7th-June 20th

News Opioids: 4 ways to reduce harm, overdose and death Resources Innovation to Impact Program on Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Substance Use Researchers (Yale) Information on Managing Pain in LGBTQ Patients (U-M Injury Prevention Center) Patient Journey Map:...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: May 24th-June 6th

News Could time limits on opioid prescriptions reduce misuse? APS nursing team offers comfort, support while managing pain Resources April 2022 Michigan Nonfatal Overdose Surveillance Report (MDHHS) Virtual Michigan Harm Reduction Summit Post Conference Resources,...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: May 10th-May 23rd

News Addiction prevention: Opioid prescriptions after surgeries decline in Michigan, doctors say OPEN Partnered to host take back events in 32 communities around the state on April 30, 2022 Resources Michigan Safer Opioid Prescribing Toolkit (U-M Injury Prevention...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: April 26th-May 9th

News Just over half of Michigan pharmacies offer overdose-fighting naloxone without prescription Resources Leave Behind Naloxone Guidance (MDHHS) Keeping Children Safe Around Opioids (U-M IPC) Understanding Opioid Prescribing After Surgery (M-OPEN) Reframing Shame:...

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...

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