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News, Events and Legislation

  • News, Events and Legislation

    The State of Michigan is proactively fighting Opioid abuse in our communities across the state. Read the latest news on what we're doing, attend our events and learn more about the legislation that's being enacted to protect against the Opioid epidemic.

Michigan Opioid Task Force Town Halls

Laws and Regulations Panel

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Laws and Regulations

  • Laws and Regulations

    Laws have been passed recently to protect citizens, including regulations requiring prescribers to obtain and review a patient's prescription and history via MAPS (Michigan Automated Prescription System) prior to prescribing controlled substances, and the Good Samaritan Law, which prevents drug possession charges against those that seek medical assistance for an overdoes in certain circumstances. 



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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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