In 2017, there were 2,033 overdose deaths involving opioids in Michigan—a rate of 21.2 deaths per 100,000 persons, which is higher than the national rate of 14.6 deaths per 100,000 persons.
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 discusses the role of his agency in combating the opioid crisis in the United States. (Washington Post Live, September 20, 2017)