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Statewide Opioid Assessment
The statewide assessment identified trends to assist government agencies, lawmakers and local community leaders to tailor laws, target resources and design innovative programs to best address the opioid epidemic in Michigan.
The assessment overlays three years, 2013-2015 of well documented cases of unintentional overdose deaths with five years, 2012-2017, of prescription records in the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS). In total ...
More than 7.5 Million Patients
Receiving 103.2 million prescriptions over the last five years
Were linked to 5,261 overdose deaths
Annual Drug Utilization Reports
MAPS Drug Utilization Reports offer data regarding controlled substance prescriptions dispensed in Michigan. In 2017, the number of opioid prescriptions dispensed decreased by 10.7 percent since 2015 while the overall number of schedules 2-5 controlled substance prescriptions dispensed decreased by 7.1 percent during that same timespan.
Prescription Monitoring Data
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.