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Michigan's Crisis Response

  • Michigan Programs to combat the opioid crisis

    Governor Whitmer has called the opioid epidemic “the greatest health crisis of our lifetimes” and set a goal to cut opioid overdose deaths by half in the next five years. Learn more about the state’s all-hands-on-deck response.

State Programs

Michigan's Opioids Task Force


    Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2019-18 in August 2019 to create the Michigan Opioids Task Force, bringing together departments from across state government to fight the opioid crisis. The Task Force is catalyzing action to prevent opioid misuse, increase access to treatment, and reduce the harm caused by substance use.

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  • National Substance Abuse Hotline


    If you or someone you know needs help with opioid use disorder, call the SAMSHA National Hotline, a 24-hour, 365-day-a-year, treatment referral 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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