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Michigan OPEN

Open for Healthcare Professionals

We offer evidence-based best practices and the latest research in an effort to support healthcare professionals and change the trajectory of the opioid epidemic. On this site, you’ll find up-to-date resources for:

Our Evidence

Our team conducts research on numerous aspects of opioid prescribing and pain management. Take a look at our published research.

Our Evidence

Fentanyl Test Strip Pocket Guide

Learn how to use fentanyl test strips to reduce risk of an overdose.

Transitional Pain Service Financial Tool

Explore our free financial tool to tailor insights to your organization on the potential costs and benefits of starting a transitional pain service.

SUD Care Coordination Impact Report

Learn more about OPEN’s impact with SUD Care Coordination.

Words Matter Video – Shatterproof

Changing our language improves outcomes for those struggling with addiction. Watch this brief video to learn more.

Addiction Language Guide – Shatterproof

Comprehensive addiction language guide to reduce use of stigmatizing language.


Substance Use Disorder Screening and Care Coordination Toolkit

Use these customizable email templates to communicate best care practices for patients with positive TAPS screening category.



Michigan Opioid Collaborative – Addressing OUD Stigma Presentation

Emily McCall and Tim Shewcraft from the Michigan Opioid Collaborative (MOC) share information about stigma and MOC’s resources for MOUD providers. Tim, a peer recovery coach, shares his personal experience with stigma and the impacts that provider stigma can have on a patient’s OUD treatment.

COVID’s Impact on the Opioid Crisis

This video will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the opioid crisis.

COVID’s Impact on the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

This video will discuss the impact COVID-19 had on the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.