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Events

Apr 27, 2024

Spring 2024 Take Back Event

Take Back Day is a coordinated day across the US where the DEA asks law enforcement agencies to partner with local communities to collect unneeded medications (pills, tablets, capsules) and return them to the DEA.
Take Back Event
May 10, 2024
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Standardized SUD Screening in Acute Care

This free 1-hour webinar on May 10, 2024 focuses on SUD screening in acute care. It is tailored to Healthcare Providers, Social Workers, Peer Support, Mental Health Professionals and offers CME/MCBAP/Social Work CEU credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
May 15, 2024

Opioid Settlement Technical Assistance Learning Series: Field experiences in increasing MAT access in the northwest region of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula

This monthly series of educational webinars will be organized and hosted by the Technical Assistance Collaborative in an effort to share information with communities surrounding best practices for opioid related issues.
Partnerships
Jun 7, 2024
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Introduction to Treating Patients with Buprenorphine for Primary Care Providers

This free 4-hour MOUD training on June 7, 2024 focuses on treating patients with buprenorphine. It is tailored to Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) and offers CME credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Jun 12, 2024

Opioid Settlement Technical Assistance Learning Series: Integrating tech and treatment for perinatal substance use

This monthly series of educational webinars will be organized and hosted by the Technical Assistance Collaborative in an effort to share information with communities surrounding best practices for opioid related issues.
Partnerships
Jun 13, 2024
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Keytamine: Unlocking the Use of Ketamine in Patients That Use Non-Prescribed Substances

This free 1-hour webinar on June 13, 2024 focuses on ketamine use. It is tailored to Healthcare Providers, Social Workers, Peer Support, Mental Health Professionals and offers CME/MCBAP/Social Work CEU credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Aug 21, 2024
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Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) – Bridging from ED to Outpatient

This free 1-hour webinar on August 21, 2024 focuses on Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD). It is tailored to Healthcare Providers, Social Workers, Peer Support, Mental Health Professionals and offers CME/MCBAP/Social Work CEU credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Sep 16, 2024
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Introduction to Treating Patients with Buprenorphine for Primary Care Providers

This free 4-hour MOUD training on September 16, 2024 focuses on treating patients with buprenorphine. It is tailored to Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) and offers CME credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Sep 25, 2024
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Enhancing Engagement in OUD Care for Disadvantaged Populations

This free 1-hour webinar on September 25, 2024 focuses on low barrier opioid use disorder care. It is tailored to Healthcare Providers, Social Workers, Peer Support, Mental Health Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals and offers CME/MCBAP/Social Work CEU credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education

Past Events

Mar 17, 2022

Buprenorphine Training

The Michigan OPEN/MEDIC team will host a 3-hour buprenorphine training on March 17, 2022. This free training is tailored to ED and acute care providers.
MEDIC
Apr 30, 2022

Take Back Event – April 2022

We have 25+ sites where community members can safely, discreetly and easily dispose of old/expired medications. Some sites even offer drive-through disposal.
Take Back Event
Oct 27, 2022

MOUD Fall 2022 Training

The OPEN/MEDIC team will host a 3-hour buprenorphine training. This free training is tailored to ED and acute care providers.
MEDIC
Oct 29, 2022

Take Back Event – Fall 2022

Join us! OPEN supports community events where everyone can safely, discreetly, and easily dispose of unused medications. Some sites even offer drive-through disposal!
Take Back Event
Mar 8, 2023

Prevention Starts with All: The Chris Herren Story

Hear the unforgettable story of a former NBA athlete’s journey to sobriety. In this very personal presentation, Chris Herren will share his recovery story in a brutally honest format.
Partnerships
Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Chad Brummet – The Role of Acute Care Prescribing in the Opioid Epidemic

Join Dr. Chad Brummett for this free SPRIL Lecture offered through Stanford University.
Partnerships
Mar 15, 2023

Giving Blueday 2023

Donate to OPEN for Giving Blueday 2023!
Partnerships
Mar 16, 2023

MOUD Spring 2023 Training

3-hour buprenorphine training tailored to emergency medicine providers.
Partnerships
Mar 22, 2023

Nursing Innovation Resource Fair

Come visit representatives from across campus who provide innovation support and resources to faculty and/or students.
Partnerships
Apr 22, 2023

Take Back Event – Spring 2023

Join us! OPEN supports community events where everyone can safely, discreetly, and easily dispose of unused medications. Some sites even offer drive-through disposal!
Take Back Event
May 5, 2023

Dr. Keith Humphreys – State and federal approaches to the opioid crisis

Join Dr. Keith Humphreys give his free lecture "State and federal approaches to the opioid crisis."
Partnerships
Jun 8, 2023

Overview of the Opioid Settlement & Exhibit E Discussion

This session will review the Opioid Settlements, with a particular focus on the core abatement strategies outlined in Exhibit E.
Partnerships
Jun 15, 2023

Buprenorphine Prescribing in the Chronic Pain Patient

Please join the Michigan Opioid Collaborative for a presentation and discussion on prescribing buprenorphine for chronic pain patients.
MOC
Jul 6 - 12, 2023

Youth Peer Recovery Coach Training (Pre-Approval Required)

THIS EVENT REQUIRES PRE-APPROVAL. The Michigan Youth Peer Recovery Coach curriculum was developed to expand access to SUD treatment services for adolescents under 18 by offering a continuum of care in the home community.
Partnerships
Jul 10, 2023

An Introduction to Treating Patients with Buprenorphine

Please join the Michigan Opioid Collaborative for a presentation and discussion on an Introduction to Treating Patients with Buprenorphine Trainings.
MOC
Aug 3, 2023

Buprenorphine for Pain in the Setting of Terminal Disease

Please join us for a presentation and discussion on understanding pharmacodynamics and the mechanism of buprenorphine in patients with a terminal disease.
MOC
Aug 16, 2023

SUD/MOUD in our Communities: Break the Stigma to Break the Cycle

Please join the Michigan Opioid Collaborative for a presentation on the stigma associated with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) treatment.
Stigma
Aug 31, 2023

International Overdose Awareness Day Candlelight Vigil

Honor and cherish the memory of a loved one lost to overdose by joining the ASAP collation and ACCESS team for a candlelight vigil in observance of International Overdose Awareness Day.
Partnerships
Sep 8, 2023

An Introduction to Treating Patients with Buprenorphine

Please join the Michigan Opioid Collaborative for a presentation and discussion on an Introduction to Treating Patients with Buprenorphine.
MOC
Sep 14, 2023

Post X-Waiver: Improving Buprenorphine Access at the Community Pharmacy

This knowledge-based session builds upon previous presentations reviewing the commonly encountered barriers to buprenorphine access at community pharmacies including key findings of the 2021 statewide pharmacist buprenorphine survey.
MOC
Sep 15 - Oct 1, 2023

‘Rain On Fire

Join the Flint Repertory Theatre for the world premiere of "'Rain On Fire," written by Michigan playwright Karen Saari about the opioid crisis in the Upper Peninsula.
Community Events
Sep 22, 2023

The Past, Present, and Future of Opioids and the Overdose Epidemic

Join Dr. Scott Weiner as part of the Michigan Medicine Visiting Faculty Lecture series where he presents "The Past, Present, and Future of Opioids and the Overdose Epidemic"
Opioid Research Institute
Sep 25, 2023

Prescription PrEP Part 2: PrEP is EZ

Please join the Michigan Opioid Collaborative for a presentation and discussion on prescription PrEP. This presentation aims to help providers be able to collect an appropriate history prior to starting HIV PrEP, list important labs to check, follow-up tests to give, and the common side effects of PrEP. Q&A and discussion to follow.
MOC
Oct 4, 2023

Kratom: Aggression and Psychosis

Please join the Michigan Opioid Collaborative for a presentation on updated information on the clinical effects of kratom and its relationship with psychosis and aggression.
MOC
Oct 26, 2023

Alcohol Use Disorders: Epidemiology and Clinical Best Practices

Please join the Michigan Opioid Collaborative for a presentation on a broad overview of Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) in the United States and highlight research-supported tools to identify and mitigate alcohol-related harms.
MOC
Oct 28, 2023

2023 Fall Take Back Event

Join us! OPEN supports community events where everyone can safely, discreetly, and easily dispose of unused medications. Some sites even offer drive-through disposal!
Take Back Event
Nov 14, 2023

Novel Psychoactive Substances of 2023

Please join the Michigan Opioid Collaborative for a presentation by Dr. Menke. This discussion will provide an overview of the trends associated with Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS). The emphasis will be on clinical issues associated with NPS, identifying intoxication, challenges associated with urine drug testing, and medical management.
MOC
Nov 15, 2023

Mind Matters – Substance Use Disorders: The Science & Personal Stories of Recovery

The U-M Addiction Center teamed up with the Center for the Study of Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking and Health Center for an educational event: Mind Matters - Substance Use Disorders: The Science & Personal Stories of Recovery. It’s hybrid (Zoom and in person @ the League) on Nov 15th from 6:30pm-7:30pm.
Community Events
Jan 18, 2024

Mind Matters – Addiction Treatment Medications: The Science & Personal Stories

Mind Matters is a free, virtual community education series designed for individuals and families. Join experts from our treatment clinic, U-M Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS) live via Zoom to learn more about important topics related to addiction and recovery.
Community Events
Jan 26, 2024
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Kratom 101

The Michigan OPEN/MOC team will host a 1-hour kratom training on Jan. 26, 2024. This free training meets DEA training requirements, is tailored to medical professionals, addiction professionals, mental health professionals, social workers professionals and offers CME/MCBAP/Social Work CEU credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education, MOC
Feb 15, 2024

Opioid Settlement Technical Assistance Learning Series: Peer Recovery

This monthly series of educational webinars will be organized and hosted by the Technical Assistance Collaborative in an effort to share information with communities surrounding best practices for opioid related issues.
Partnerships
Feb 21, 2024
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Cut to the Chase: Acute Pain Management in Opioid Use Disorder

This free 1-hour webinar on February 21, 2024 focuses on acute pain management. It is tailored to Healthcare Providers and offers CME credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Feb 27, 2024
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Introduction to Treating Patients with Buprenorphine for Primary Care Providers

This free 4-hour MOUD training on February 27, 2024 focuses on treating patients with buprenorphine. It is tailored to Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) and offers CME credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Mar 6, 2024

Opioid Settlement Technical Assistance Learning Series: An anti-stigma approach to the addiction crisis

This monthly series of educational webinars will be organized and hosted by the Technical Assistance Collaborative in an effort to share information with communities surrounding best practices for opioid related issues.
Partnerships
Mar 6, 2024
A 2d image of doctors, a laptop with medical images, and medication.

Introduction to Treating Patients with Buprenorphine for Primary Care Providers

This free 4-hour MOUD training on March 6, 2024 focuses on treating patients with buprenorphine. It is tailored to Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) and offers CME credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Mar 14, 2024
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New Highs: Understanding Cannabis Use in Today’s Youth and Young Adults

This free 1-hour webinar on March 14, 2024 focuses on cannabis use in adolescents. It is tailored to Healthcare Providers, Social Workers, Peer Support, Mental Health Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals and offers CME/MCBAP/Social Work CEU credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Apr 10, 2024
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Alcohol Use Disorder: Harm and Risk Reduction Strategies

This free 1-hour webinar on April 10, 2024 focuses on Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). It is tailored to Healthcare Providers, Social Workers, Peer Support, Mental Health Professionals and offers CME/MCBAP/Social Work CEU credit.
DEA Training, Hosted Education
Apr 16, 2024

Opioid Settlement Technical Assistance Learning Series: MOUD and Harm Reduction

This monthly series of educational webinars will be organized and hosted by the Technical Assistance Collaborative in an effort to share information with communities surrounding best practices for opioid related issues.
Partnerships
Apr 18, 2024
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Office Hour

This free 1-hour Office Hour on April 18, 2024 is an opportunity to give providers and community members who work with individuals with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) the opportunity to speak with an addiction physician and a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) to ask your questions about addiction treatment.