August 05, 2020

opioids

  1. January 20, 2020

    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. October 23, 2019

    MHealthy resources can help prevent opioid misuse

    Helping to mark October as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, MHealthy has compiled a list of U-M and community resources to help raise awareness and reduce risk of misuse.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. May 3, 2018

    Blacks, whites equally as likely to be prescribed opioids for pain

    While racial disparities in pain management appear to be easing, U-M researchers find blacks now face increased risk of addiction through exposure to prescription narcotics.

  8. April 18, 2018

    Opioid Solutions promotes collaborative approach to epidemic

    A wide range of U-M researchers have developed Opioid Solutions, which is working to tackle the root causes of, and potential solutions for, the national opioid crisis.

  9. March 12, 2018

    Surgeon general to address opioid crisis, health partnerships

    As opioid addiction and overdoses continue to take a toll, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, who has personal and professional experience on the issue, will speak at U-M on March 22.

  10. November 22, 2017

    Teach-out focusing on opioid epidemic starts Dec. 4

    The next installment in the U-M Teach-Out Series will attempt to shed light on pressing questions surrounding the nation’s opioid crisis for three weeks beginning Dec. 4.