Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Substance Use Disorder Treatment 

Substance use disorder treatment services are available in Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, and Washtenaw counties.


SUD Treatment Location Resources

 

Opioid Data & Resources

More and more data and informational resources are emerging to help us understand the magnitude of opioid prescribing patterns, use, and overdoses. There are a variety of helpful sites and sources to learn more about the opioid epidemic.

​Michigan has taken action to prevention prescription drug and opioid abuse deaths and to 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.

Stop Overdoses Campaign: Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

​The SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services  Administration) Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit equips health care providers, communities, and local governments with material to develop practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths.  It addresses issues for health care providers, first responders, treatment providers, and those recovering from opioid overdose.   

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

​Michigan Substance Use Data Repository

The Michigan Substance Use Data Repository was created through a federal grant to the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) of the Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (OROSC) within the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration to provide data for local prevention agencies and coalitions to assist in their programming decisions.

The Michigan Substance Use Data Repository can be used to explore substance use and mental health data available for your county or region.

Michigan Substance Use Data Repository

Washtenaw County Health Department's Opioid Report

Washtenaw County Health Department's Opioid Report provides timely information on opioid-related overdoses and deaths occurring among Washtenaw County residents. 

Washtenaw County Health Department's Opioid Report

Regional Opioid Initiative

Special initiatives, task forces, and coalitions are working within each county of the region to address the opioid epidemic.

The Lenawee Abuse Prevention Coalition works to reduce substance use and abuse among youth in Lenawee County through collaborative planning, program development, community development, and public education.

Lenawee Abuse Prevention Coalition

Wake Up Livingston is using the Project Lazarus model to bring together community members, law enforcement, public health, hospitals, community mental health, treatment facilities, and other providers to address the opioid epidemic in Livingston County.

Wake Up Livingston

The Livingston County Community Alliance (LCCA) is a county-wide, anti-drug coalition that aims to unite the Livingston County community to reduce and prevent youth substance and live a drug-free lifestyle.

Livingston County Community Alliance 

The Monroe County Substance Use Coalition was formed in 2006 with the focus to prevent and reduce substance abuse, including prescription drug abuse and misuse, among young people in Monroe County.

Monroe County Substance Use Coalition

The Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI) Opioid Project is composed of community members, law enforcement, public health, hospitals, community mental health, treatment facilities, and other providers to address the opioid epidemic in Washtenaw County. The WHI Opioid Project uses experience, data, and compassion to strive to prevent drug overdoses and meet the needs of those living with chronic pain.

Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI) Opioid Project 

 
 

Opioid Overdose Prevention, Education & Naloxone   

 

Medication Disposal

Do Your Part in preventing prescription drug abuse and misuse by safely and responsibly disposing of your unused or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications.

There are various sites around the region where you can dispose of your medications for free! 

 

Click on the County below for more information.

Lenawee County Medication Disposal 

Livingston County Medication Disposal 

Monroe County Medication Disposal 

Washtenaw County Medication Disposal