Michigan State University Extension is collaborating with the MSU College of Human Medicine Family Medicine and the Health Department of Northwest Michigan, to create and deliver evidence-based trainings on opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery; that will reach 1,000 rural community members in 25 trainings and 150 health professionals in an additional 10 trainings, to improve awareness and knowledge of OUD issues. This project develops standardized state-of-the-art trainings, plus technical assistance materials, addressing the epidemics of opioid use disorders in rural MI.
This project is being funded via a SAMHSA grant titled: Evidence-Based Training to Prevent OUD and Support Treatment and Recovery in Michigan’s Rural Communities.
Dr. Cheryl Eschbach (PI) from MSU Extension; Drs. Bengt Arnetz, Judy Arnetz, Andrea Wendling and Courtney Goetz, Research Assistant from the Department of Family Medicine.