August 7, 2023
U-M and Ann Arbor’s Zingerman’s Community of Businesses are launching a pilot program to train employees in the use and administration of the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone.
April 14, 2023
Michigan’s three largest public research universities, including U-M, will work together to offer local governments help in developing abatement strategies to address the ongoing opioid epidemic.
February 13, 2023
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
January 4, 2022
A study led by U-M researchers seeks to identify the most effective and safest prescribing strategy to relieve acute pain after a patient heads home after surgery.
January 20, 2020
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November 19, 2019
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.
October 23, 2019
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.
September 27, 2019
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.
May 9, 2019
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.
May 3, 2018
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.