Media and Publications

Predator & Prey: Opioids' Savage Effect On Our Community: Traveres City, MI (February 2018)

East Middle School Digital Media Students and former student, Shane Bagwell take on the opioid crisis in our area 



'Hope' - The Hope Not Handcuffs Story. Families Against Narcotics (Michigan) 10/20/2017 




Prescription for Change: Ending America's Opioid Crisis by MTV (Documentary with Macklemore and Obama) 9/28/2016 





TED Talk: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong. Johann Hari




  • Fact:  Michigan had 2,335 overdose deaths in 2016. 1,689 were opioid-related, up from 1,275 opioid-related deaths in 2015.
  • Fact:  MAPS Data indicates 690,782 Controlled Substance Prescriptions were dispensed in MI equaling 47,943,624 units prescribed in 2016.
  • Fact:  On 4/29/17, National drug Take Back Day, Michiganians gave back 20,370 pounds of unused prescription pills, according to the U.S. DEA.
  • Fact:  There are over 23.5 million people in long-term recovery in the U.S. from a substance use disorder. People do recover and get well.
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