COVID-19: A Letter from Our Director
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.

Virtual #BigHouse5K
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.