MDHHS is committed to building awareness of the growing opioid problem by running a statewide educational campaign and supporting local treatment services. Across Michigan there are treatment options, resources and support for MIchigan families affected by this crisis.
MSP's Angel Program allows an individual struggling with drug addiction to walk into a state police post during regular business hours and ask for assistance. If accepted into the program, an "Angel" volunteer will support the person during the process and provide transportation to a treatment facility.
EGLE educates and promotes proper drug disposal to the public and healthcare providers to protect human health and the environment. Learn more about drug disposal resources, residential take back locations, and educational materials.
LARA administers the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS). MAPS is a software tool that provides prescribers and dispensers with real-time prescription data and analytics to help clinicians make informed decisions and additional resources to better assess a patient's risk for substance use disorder.
The Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission -- made up of health professionals, law enforcement officers, substance abuse treatment providers, government officials and citizens -- advises state agencies and the governor's office on prevention, treatment and policy related to the opioid crisis. The PDOAC was operational for two years and completed its term on September 1, 2018.
NATIONAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE HOTLINE
If you or someone you know needs help with substance abuse, please call the SAMHSA Abuse Hotline.
The state of Michigan has multiple initiatives to combat
the Opioid crisis. Our resources are available to you.