A wealth of information and resources is available to help medical professionals and the public stay current on the opioid epidemic. Here you’ll find links to websites and articles from national organizations, government agencies, and medical establishments.
Changing our language improves outcomes for those struggling with addiction. Watch this brief video to learn more.
Comprehensive addiction language guide to reduce use of stigmatizing language.
Intended to improve communication between providers and patients about the risks and benefits of opioid therapy for chronic pain, improve the safety and effectiveness of pain treatment, and reduce the risks associated with long-term opioid therapy, including opioid use disorder and overdose.
The aim of these modules is to help healthcare providers confidently identify and address stigma surrounding opioid use disorder, to ensure the delivery of equitable and compassionate health care for all patients living with opioid addiction.
Learning to perform rescue breathing on someone who is experiencing an opioid overdose.
Learn to use intranasal naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose.
Naloxone training for community laypeople.
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.
A one-page flyer created by the Pediatric Trauma Group at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital focused on non-medication options for teens.
A document created by Michigan Medicine Child Life providing greater detail on non-medication strategies.