Stepfather’s unexpected words probably saved Michigan substance user’s life
They’d already stopped for breakfast and a couple of cigarettes and now Tommy Kraus was back in the passenger seat of his stepfather’s red Dodge Durango.
That he’d ...
STERLING HEIGHTS — Anti-drug activist Mark Kilgore knows the statistics prove that opioid abuse and overdose deaths have skyrocketed over the past two decades in Michigan.
In 1999, the state had ...
Detroit Free Press New Michigan law makes it easier for patients to refuse opioids
Michigan has enacted a new law that allows people to refuse opioid medications by placing a non-opioid advance directive in their medical file.
The goal of the new law — which ...
Opioid-related overdose deaths hit new high in Michigan
Lansing — Michigan set a new record for overdose deaths last year, the state reported Thursday, but the rate of growth in the opioid-related death epidemic is slowing.