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What do we know about the opioid crisis?

Michigan Opioid Summary

In 2017, there were 2,033 overdose deaths involving opioids in Michigana rate of 21.2 deaths per 100,000 persons, which is higher than the national rate of 14.6 deaths per 100,000 persons. 


Number of overdose deaths involving opioids in Michigan, by opioid category

Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths, https://www.drugabuse.gov/opioid-summaries-by-state/michigan-opioid-summary, accessed on 10/29/2019.

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NIH Director Francis Collins on America's opioid crisis

NIH Director Francis Collins discusses the role of his agency in combating the opioid crisis in the United States. (Washington Post Live, September 20, 2017)