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End the Stigma

  • Reducing Stigma Campaign

    As a state, we’re addressing the stigma that prevents many Michiganders from seeking treatment by changing the script on how opioid use disorder is discussed. Words can hurt but they can also heal. 

    Resources are available for you to start a conversation that reworks the narrative, helps end the stigma of opioid use disorder, and leads to healing.

     

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Opioids in Michigan: The Facts

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    OPIOID EPIDEMIC BY THE NUMBERS

    2,599

    Deaths from Drug Overdoses

    in 2018 there were more deaths from drug overdoses than car accidents in Michigan.

    18x

    Increase in Opioid Overdose Deaths

    in Michigan from the span of 1999-2018, from 115 deaths to 2,036 deaths.

    8.4M

    Prescriptions for Painkillers

    were written in 2018, equaling about 85 opioid prescriptions per 100 people.

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Find Help

  • Find Help

    If you or a loved one are in need of opioid addiction treatment, we have resources to help. Click the button below to find more information on the Drug Abuse Hotline, list of treatment facilities and other resources.


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Information for Prescribers

  • Information for Prescribers

    The State of Michigan and the federal government are acting to reduce improper prescribing of prescription drugs. Information on prescribing guidelines and updated monitoring systems are provided as a resource from the State of Michigan.


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Information for Pharmacists

  • Information for Pharmacists

    The State of Michigan and the federal government are acting to reduce misuse of prescription drugs. Get the facts on updated prescription drug monitoring programs and the naloxone standing order. 


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MICHIGAN PROGRAMS

  • Michigan Programs

    Learn more about the programs that the State of Michigan has created to address the opioid epidemic including MSP's Angel Program, the Prescription Drug and Opioid Commission and more.


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News, Events & Legislation

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    Find out the latest news, events and legislation surrounding the Opioid crisis.


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  • National Substance Abuse Hotline

    NATIONAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE HOTLINE

    If you or someone you know needs help with substance abuse, please call the SAMHSA Abuse Hotline.


    1-800-662-HELP (4357)

    The state of Michigan has multiple initiatives to combat
    the Opioid crisis. Our resources are available to you.

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