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Opioid Crisis Information
Nationally it is recognized that EMS is in an unique position to team up with healthcare providers in response to the opioid crisis.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Bureau of Emergency Preparedness, EMS, and Systems of Care have teamed up to capatalize on the opportunity to provide this life-saving treatment and education to overdose patients, with the ultimate goal of reducing overdose deaths in Michigan.
The Naloxone Leave Behind program is intended to expand access to naloxone to save the lives of people suffering from opioid use disorder, which is recognized as a chronic medical condition.
Opioid Overdose Definition 1.2022
Michigan Opioid Data and Statistics (MODA Dashboard) 8.2022
Engaging In Harm Reduction Strategies-Naloxone Brief 10.2021
Section 7-26: Naloxone Leave Behind Procedures
Section 9-6a: Naloxone Kit Contents & Distribution
EMS Naloxone Request Form (fillable) 8.2022