‘No Single Fix’: U-M Efforts Attack Opioid Crisis from All Angles

Opioid abuse is a national crisis — taking an average five lives every hour across the country — and Michigan has been especially hard-hit. In 2016, the state suffered the nation’s 10th worst opiate death rate as 1,762 people died from opioid overdoses.

That’s an increase of more than 300 percent since 2007.