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Faculty impact: Breaking Stigmas and Improving Care for Mental Health and Addictions

School of Nursing clinical Associate Professor Stephen Strobbe examines the issues surrounding substance use and mental health conditions, and emphasises the need for better mental health in the society. August 9, 2019. # #Nursing #web-article #SchoolofNursing #HealthandWellness #MentalHealth #Opioids #StephenStrobbe ​​​​​​​​


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Naloxone: Wide Distribution Effective in Preventing Deaths

School of Public Health doctoral candidate Tarlie Townsend explains new research indicating a need for increased distribution to first responders of naloxone, a drug that can reverse opioid overdose effects and thus save lives. August 21, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #Addiction #TarlieTownsend ​​​​​​​​​


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UM-Flint Program Responds to Opioid Crisis

U-M Flint is preparing students in social work and other classes to handle substance abuse to combat the opioid crisis. September 23, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #U-MFlint #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #Opioids #RobertGold ​​​​​​​​


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The Opioid Epidemic: How We Got Here and What We Can Do

School of Public Health Professors Mary Janevic and Rebecca Haffajee offer their expertise on the beginnings of the opioid crisis and how alternative pain management may help curb the epidemic in this podcast episode. July 16, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #Opioids #DrugUse #Addiction #healthcare #MaryJanevic #RebeccaHaffajee ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Anxiety Among Patient Factors Linked to More Opioid Use After Surgery

Michigan Medicine associate professor of anesthesiology Chad Brummett and team identify risk factors for continued opioid use after surgery, finding anxiety to be a significant indicator of continued use. August 22, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Opioids #DrugUse #Addiction #Surgery #ChadBrummett ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Opioids Study Shows High-risk Counties Across the Country, Suggests Local Solutions to Epidemic

School of Public Health Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy Rebecca Haffajee and colleagues identify U.S. counties at highest risk for opioid deaths, and they work to craft solutions based on the counties' specific demographics and issues. June 28, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #DrugUse #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #RebeccaHaffajee ​​​​​​​​​​


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Designing Decisions: 2019 MDes Public Talks

Stamps School of Art & Design Professor Hannah Smotrich and Michigan Medicine Dr. Sawsan As-Sanie discuss the Master of Design in Integrative Design program that works to reduce Michigan's growing opioid addiction crisis, helping doctors with postoperative decision-making. May 15, 2019. #5-15mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #HealthandWellness #Opioids #healthcare #Medicine #HannahSmotrich #SawsanAs-Sanie ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Growing Life Expectancy Inequality in US Cannot Be Blamed on Opioids Alone

School of Public Health Professor Arline Geronimus explains her research on the growing lifespan gap between less and more educated Americans, suggesting that rather than an increase in "deaths of despair," less-educated Americans face more stress-and the resulting health effects-from working so hard. June 13, 2019. # #PublicHealth #webarticle #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Inequality


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More Than Half of Patients in Pain Management Study Took No Opioids After Operations

Michigan Medicine researcher Michael Englesbe finds that many patients took no opioids to relieve pain when given alternative treatment, management, and counseling skills for the pain. May 31, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #MichaelEnglesbe #Kara-Gavin ​​​​​​​​​


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As Opioids Kill More Veterans, Study Shows Treatment Needs

Michigan Medicine professor Allison Lin conducts a study highlighting the need to find and provide care to veterans who need help for use of non-prescription opioids. May 22, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Kara-Gavin #AllisonLin ​​​​​​​​​​