Signature Projects

The ABCs of Prescription Drug Safety

The DASH Center has created an educational brochure and poster to inform patients and families about the proper use, control, and disposal of prescription medications.

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The Recovery Opioid Overdose Team (ROOT)

The Recovery Opioid Overdose Team (ROOT) assists individuals who have been involved in an opiate/heroin overdose, rescued with naloxone/Narcan by first responders and transferred to the emergency department for medical services. ROOT provides the individual a safe pathway with adequate support to promote long-term recovery including but not limited to referral to treatment and other resources.

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Hope HQ

The DASH Center and Wayne State University have teamed up with over 30 community, academic, and health care partners to develop Hope HQ   , an evidence-based program for children aged 5-17 years and their families who have experienced the death of a parent or significant person from an opioid/other drug overdose within the past 10 years. Hope HQ    is currently focused on children and families in southeast Michigan where the majority of drug overdose deaths in the state occur.  Our multidisciplinary team is currently fundraising to expand year-round services for families throughout the state and beyond.

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YES Positive Futures

YES Positive Futures is a 6-week summer enrichment program developed specifically for youth who are at risk for school disengagement and substance use. YES Positive Futures has been implemented in primary schools throughout Michigan.

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