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Opioid and Heroin Overdose Data

Washtenaw County has seen an increase in opioid overdose deaths. Opioids include prescription painkillers like OxyContin, fentanyl, methadone and Vicodin and street drugs like heroin.

Washtenaw County Opioid Report

Washtenaw County Health Department's Opioid Report provides timely information on opioid-related overdoses and deaths occurring among Washtenaw County residents. 


Opioid Overdose Deaths among Washtenaw Residents


2017 Opioid Deaths by Month*

 Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov Dec  Total
Deaths  7 1 10 3 2 6 7 5 6 7

*Death reports for 2017 are preliminary and may change as more information is available


2016 Opioid Deaths by Month

 Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov Dec  Total
Deaths  7 5 6 4  5  6  4 59


Opioid Deaths by Year

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015  2016
Deaths 29 32 26 65 49 59 


Annual summaries by gender, age and type: Opioid Overdose Deaths among Washtenaw County Residents, 2011-2015

Source for above tables: Washtenaw County Health Department and the Washtenaw County Medical Examiner




  • Substance use prevention and treatment services are provided by the Community Mental Health Partnership of Southeast Michigan. Call 734-344-6079 or 888-566-0489 to access treatment services.
  • For other treatment options, please visit Or, call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or 1-800-487-4889 (TDD). Assistance available in English and Spanish 24/7. You can find treatment providers by address, city or zip code.

Data and Information

The Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project 

Naloxone Information

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