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Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose Related Deaths                                  (PDO) Grant Program

The Michigan Project to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths (MI-PDO) aims to reduce prescription drug/opioid overdose-related deaths and adverse events among residents 18+ in Calhoun, Genesee, and Wayne counties. Project goals include increasing the capacity of high-need communities to address the project’s purpose, reducing access to opioids through the implementation of safe prescribing, and enhancing opioid education and naloxone distribution.

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

Jane Goodal


Through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (MDHHS-OROSC), and Wayne State University School of Social Work, Prevention Network is coordinating a mini-grant program with a focus on building the capacity of local service groups in the identified communities of high need to develop policies and practices that prevent, and allow for appropriate responses to, prescription drug/opioid-related overdoses and deaths


Opioid /Naloxone Information

All Drugs Have The Potential To Be Misused. Be Informed And Protect Your Loved Ones. Learn How To Respond To An Overdose. One Pill Can Kill. 

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Grant Updates

This is to inform you about the delivery of any related PDO changes.


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For more information, please contact:

Ieshia Dawson, PDO Program Coordinator



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