Washtenaw Opioid Summit takes aim at the stigma surrounding substance use disorder

Story by Matthew Hill, Washtenaw Health Initiative Substance Use Disorder Program Manager Roughly 250 people, representing many different professional and community organizations, participated in the second county-wide opioid summit held on October 1st, organized by the Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project. The Opioid Project’s co-chairs, Nicole Adelman and Jimena Loveluck opened the event by focusing … Read more

Steering committee transitions: Thank you and welcome

Founding WHI Steering Committee members Peter D. Jacobson, director of U-M’s Center for Law, Ethics, and Health, and Ellen Rabinowitz, health officer for the Washtenaw County Health Department and executive director of the Washtenaw Health Plan, will retire this summer after eight years of service. This month, we featured Ellen and Peter in our “Voices … Read more