Visit Michigan OPEN's website to learn more about:
- The latest findings about opioid misuse and prevention strategies
- Michigan OPEN's work in developing opioid prescribing guidelines
- Safe opioid disposal and takeback drives
Learn how Michigan OPEN is helping prevent opioid misuse through improved prescribing practices and medication takeback drives.
Yet with little guidance available to prescribers, overprescribing is a widespread issue, contributing to the nation's opioid epidemic as well as the problem of millions of leftover pills vulnerable to diversion into communities.
What does U-M research show about ways to reduce risk associated with opioid prescribing? This new research brief offers some insights.
In this video, Michigan Medicine’s Dr. Michael Englesbe, professor of surgery, and Dr. Keith Kocher, associate professor of emergency medicine talk about the importance of the emergency room as an important care setting with opportunities to identify and curb opioid misuse.