State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup
The Bureau of Substance Abuse and Addiction Services (now OROSC) received a three-year grant, for $200,000 per year, starting November 1, 2010, for supporting a State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW). The SEOW mission is to expand, enhance, and integrate the substance use disorder needs assessment, and develop the capacity to address mental, emotional, and behavioral conditions to support and improve upon the quality of life for the citizens of Michigan.
Definition of EPIDEMIOLOGY
1: a branch of medical science that deals with the occurrence, distribution, and control of disease in a population
2: the sum of the factors controlling the presence or absence of a particular disease
Adjective – epidemiological
State Epidemiology Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) Meetings (for minutes prior to 2019, please contact the Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care at MDHHS-BHDDA@michigan.gov)