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Washtenaw County Opioid Summit

Register now for the Washtenaw County Opioid Summit, organized by the Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project. This year’s summit will explore how substance use management, treatment, and recovery support services have changed in recent years, and will look at the insights we’ve gleaned from the pandemic’s effect on our local substance use disorder support landscape. […]

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Washtenaw County Opioid Summit

Register now for the Washtenaw County Opioid Summit, organized by the Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project. In the morning, guests will hear from Jimena Loveluck, health officer for the Washtenaw County Health Department, and Nicole Adelman, clinical and SUD services director for the Community Mental Health Partnership of Southeast Michigan. The morning keynote will be […]

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Seven cross-agency teams kick off SUD systems change transformation work with 100-day challenge

Since November 2018, dozens of representatives from Washtenaw-area organizations that are deeply involved in the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders (SUD) have been participating in an SUD system transformation process hosted by the Washtenaw Health Initiative. The goal? To improve the county’s SUD prevention and treatment system by identifying system barriers and weaknesses […]

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Hublet directors discuss the future of the SIM

Community leaders came together on April 3 to discuss the WHI’s community-wide care coordination intervention for frequent Emergency Department (ED) users (aka, the SIM). Directors from the SIM’s 11 founding partners (hublets) and partner entities were invited to attend, and roughly two-dozen came out to participate in the conversation. At tables of eight, patterned after […]

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Second ABLe Change convening identifies systems change priorities

The second convening of the three-part ABLe Change Process took place February 20 and 21 at the Dawn Farm Community Barn in Ypsilanti. Roughly five-dozen participants from a range of substance use prevention and treatment programs attended, collaborating on an action plan to improve community wellbeing and reduce harm from substance use. During the first […]

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