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Michigan

MI Department of Health & Human Services(website)
Michigan has taken action to prevent prescription drug and opioid abuse deaths and increase access to treatment for people addicted to drugs. Here you’ll find helpful information if you or someone you know may have a substance use disorder and what you can do to help end this deadly epidemic.

Save a Life – Dispose Drugs Safely (flyer), MI Department of Environmental Quality

New Opioid Law and its Impact; MI State Medical Society (website)

The Red Project, Grand Rapids (website)

The Opioid Crisis, (pdf) Michigan Municipal League, The Review, March/April 2018.

Annual Report; (pdf) Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission, State of Michigan

Study: Medical Marihuana Prevents Opioid ODs (news article)

Medical Cannabis Use Is Associated With Decreased Opiate Medication Use in a Retrospective Cross-Sectional Survey of Patients With Chronic Pain; American Pain Society; Journal of Pain; 2016. (pdf)

National

Too Much of a Bad Thing: Municipalities and the Opioid Curse; (pdf) International Municipal Lawyers Association; Municipal Lawyer; March/April 2018, Vol. 59 No. 02.

12 ways Cities are Stepping Up in the Fight Against Opioids (blog)

A Prescription for Action: Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis; (pdf) a joint report from the National League of Cities and National Association of Counties.

Opioid Use Disorder: City Actions and Opportunities to Address the Epidemic; (pdf) National League of Cities, Institute for Youth, Education, and Families; National League of Cities Mayors’ Institute, 2018.

Operation Prevention; (flyer), U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (website –site locator)

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit; (pdf) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Publication No. (SMA) 16-4742. First printed 2013. Revised 2014, 2016.

Preventing or Reducing Opioid Abuse and Overdose: Selected Resources; Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies

HealingNYC: Preventing Overdoses, Saving Lives; (pdf) The City of New York, Office of the Mayor.

Quick Response Team (brochure); Huntington, West Virginia; February 12, 2018.

Litigation

Powerpoints from the MML Capital Conference
Reversing the Opioid Epidemic: Strategies to Save Lives Why this matters to communities; cost and harm to city of Lansing (pdf)

Multi District Lawsuit (national) (pdf)

Opioid Lawsuits filed by Governments (List and Map) http://www.governing.com/gov-data/health/states-city-governments-opioids-lawsuits-map.html

 

 

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