Understanding Michigan’s Opioid Settlement

 

The State of Michigan will receive $776 million in Opioid Settlement Funds over 18 years, with 50 percent of the settlement directed to county and local governments.

Endowment for Michigan’s Opioid Settlement Funds

 

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, which manages the Michigan Opioid Partnership has a longstanding history of supporting efforts to address opioid use disorder. Your community can consider partnering with the Community Foundation to create an endowment to support needs in your community in perpetuity.

To discuss endowment opportunities for your community, please email us at opioidresponse@cfsem.org.

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Key Informational Resources

Opioid Settlement Resource Center

The Michigan Association of Counties
This website includes information on settlement tracking (estimated payments), spending recommendations, and technical assistance providers. It also has a resource library.

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Opioid Settlement Resource Center

Guide for Community Advocates on the Opioid Settlement

Vital Strategies
This Michigan fact sheet provides information on Michigan’s opioid settlement allocation, decision-making process, and information on how to engage in the process.

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Guide for Community Advocates on the Opioid Settlement

Opioid Settlement Tracker

Vital Strategies and Christine Minhee
A groundbreaking set of comprehensive guides on opioid settlement funds for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Opioid Settlement Tracker

Michigan Opioid Advisory Commission

This website will document the activities of the nascent Commission. Members and meeting minutes can be found on this site.

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Michigan Opioid Advisory Commission

Michigan Department of Attorney General

This website has more information about Michigan’s opioid settlement.

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Michigan Department of Attorney General

Principles for the Use of Funds

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
A JHSPH collaborative developed planning- and process-level guidance for state and local policymakers on how to effectively spend money from the opioid settlements.

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Principles for the Use of Funds

Opioid Solutions: Approved Strategies

The National Association of Counties (NACo)
NACo identified 25 high-impact strategies that are under county authority, and is developing briefing documents for each strategy, which will be added to this website.

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Opioid Solutions: Approved Strategies

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If you or someone you know is struggling with opioid use disorder, visit Michigan.gov/opioids.

Questions? Feel free to contact

Marissa Natzke

Senior Program Manager, Michigan Opioid Partnership