New Report Shows Employment Rate Increased For Individuals With Serious Mental Illness in 2018
NMRE and Up North Prevention Fund Training by Crawford Coalition for Sheriff’s Deputies in Use of Narcan
First Life Saved Weeks Later
The following article appeared in the February 7th edition of the Crawford County Avalanche and was written by Dan Sanderson. It details the December 18th training of the deputies in Narcan administration, as well as their subsequent first overdose death prevention on January 2nd of this year.
Northern Michigan Regional Entity: First in the State to Launch Opioid Health Home
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has chosen the Northern Michigan Regional Entity to launch Opioid Health Homes in its 21-county area
Prescription drug and opioid use has reached epidemic proportions in Michigan.
To make matters worse, a person with an opioid use disorder is at a greater risk of either having or developing a mental health disorder or a chronic health condition.
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Northern Michigan Regional Entity
1420 Plaza Drive
Petoskey, MI 49770
The Northern Michigan Regional Entity (Region 2 Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan) is partnering with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to provide cutting edge treatment for persons with Opioid Use Disorder in Michigan’s Northern Lower Peninsula. In a recently announced pilot program, Region 2 was named as the area identified by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services who would begin piloting an Opioid Health Home program in Michigan. The program is aimed at providing cutting edge recovery-oriented services to combat the rise of drug overdose deaths that has more than tripled since 1999. Please see the MDHHS proposed policy draft for more information.
MDHHS Proposed Policy Draft for Opioid Health Home: 1807-BHDDA-P