The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Risks of Alcohol and Other Drug Use
We are in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing dramatic changes for all of us. At a time when so many people with COVID-19 are fighting for their lives, a conversation about substance use may seem trivial. Yet across the United States, and here at Michigan Medicine, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing dramatic increases in psychiatric emergencies, overdoses, and relapse. These are our patients. They’re your loved ones, your friends, your colleagues. Their lives are at risk....read more.
Frederic C. Blow, Ph.D.
Director, U-M Addiction Center
UPDATE: Big House 5K Presented by Toyota
In-Person Race Cancelled
Due to COVID-19 social distancing measures, the in-person race is cancelled.
Michigan Athletics is working hard to honor their commitment to the U-M Addiction Center, one of the 6 non-profit race beneficiaries. Registrants are encouraged to support us by participating in their Virtual #BigHouse5K.
Virtual Addiction/Recovery Resources
Click here for a list of recovery resources such as online and phone meetings, resource guides, and 24-7 crisis hotlines to help support you and your loved ones during this difficult time.