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The Facts

Statewide Opioid Assessment

The Facts

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