1. Apr 12 2021

    Spring Medication Take-Back Event on April 24

    Dispose of old/expired medication at this free event. Saturday, April 24: 10 am – 2 pm FIND A LOCATION NEAR YOU

  2. Mar 1 2021

    Is the Crisis Over?

    A look at trends in opioid prescribing in the U.S.   Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021 Time: 12 – 1 p.m. EST REGISTER NOW

  3. Feb 25 2021

    Read our latest newsletter

    Michigan OPEN’s latest newsletter is now available to view. It features our continued work and research during the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights include our successful fall medication Take Back Event, the launching of our pediatrics website, and our latest published research. Read the newsletter here. To subscribe to our newsletter, fill out the form below.

  4. Feb 1 2021

    Registration Now Open for Buprenorphine Waiver Training on March 4, 2021

    The Michigan OPEN/MEDIC team will host an 8-hour buprenorphine waiver training on March 4, 2021. This free training is tailored to ED and acute care providers and meets the DEA certification requirement. BCBSM is providing generous financial support, including $1000 attendance incentives to Michigan ED physicians. For more information and to register, please visit:

  5. Jan 8 2021

    Save the Date: Buprenorphine Waiver Training to Be Held on March 4

    The Michigan OPEN/MEDIC team is hosting a free, eight-hour buprenorphine waiver training on March 4 that is tailored to emergency department and acute care providers. This training meets the DEA certification requirement and attendance incentives will be provided by BCBSM to Michigan ED physicians. Registration for this event will open the week of Jan. 11,…

  6. Nov 23 2020

    Free Continuing Education Opportunities Available

    Michigan OPEN has four free continuing education opportunities available through our website. View the program flyers and descriptions below. “Perioperative Pain Management & Care Coordination” provides learners with three continuing medical education credits. This course is targeted toward primary care providers, Advanced Practice Providers and residents. It is self-paced and satisfies the Michigan licensure requirement for Pain…

  7. Nov 13 2020

    Fall Take Back Event a Success

    Michigan OPEN would like to thank all our partners and participating sites for a successful Take Back Day on October 24. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to provide a safe way to dispose of unused medications during these challenging times, and we look forward to our next event in the spring. Please…

  8. Oct 29 2020

    Emergency Department Naloxone Implementation Guide Now Available

    The Michigan OPEN/MEDIC team has made their Emergency Department Naloxone Implementation Guide available to download. This guide is designed to facilitate the creation and execution of naloxone distribution programs in emergency departments. Emergency departments are a key access point for health care and can help identify people who are at risk for opioid overdose. This…