August 14, 2020

opioid crisis

  1. November 25, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  2. November 19, 2019

    U-M, state launch website to guide safe pain treatment

    U-M’s Injury Prevention Center helped launch an online toolkit that provides health providers and patients with guidance to make pain care safer, prevent opioid-related harms, and find substance use treatment.

  3. November 4, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university campus.

  4. October 31, 2019

    Free new MOOC aims to educate all about opioid crisis

    U-M is launching a new MOOC to help providers understand every facet of the opioid crisis. The free course includes information on prevention, intervention, education and policy.

  5. September 30, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  6. September 27, 2019

    U-M teams receive $25.5M for opioid-related prevention, treatment research

    As the nation continues to battle addiction and overdose related to opioids and other drugs, several teams of U-M researchers have received millions of dollars in new federal funding to address the issue head-on.

  7. September 26, 2019

    UM-Flint program responds to opioid crisis

    The damage caused by the opioid epidemic has spurred UM-Flint to develop a bachelor’s degree-level program in Substance Use Treatment and Intervention within the social work department.

  8. May 9, 2019

    Michigan counties struggle to meet need for opioid treatment

    Michigan ranks among the top third of states for drug-related deaths, but a U-M analysis shows almost one-third of Michigan counties have no medication-based treatment services for opioid addiction.

  9. September 12, 2018

    U-M, Harvard partner to address economic mobility, opioid crisis

    U-M and Harvard are forming two new partnerships to spur economic mobility and reduce poverty in Detroit, and to combine resources and expertise in response to the national opioid crisis.

  10. May 3, 2018

    More funding needed in opioid battle, researcher says

    More funding is needed to address the opioid epidemic that is projected to cost the United States economy $200 billion by 2020, U-M researcher Rebecca Haffajee says.