Opioids - Counties with active DATA-waive prescribers

Increase the number of Wisconsin counties with active DATA-waive prescribers from 43 in 2018 to 50 in 2020. 

Opioids - ED visits

Reduce the number of opioid-related overdose emergency department visits from 8,041 in 2014 to fewer than 7,640 in 2020.

Opioids - Hospitalizations

Reduce the number of opioid-related hospitalizations from 12,134 in 2014 to fewer than 11,530 in 2020.

Opioids - Death

Reduce the number of opioid-related overdose deaths by 5% from 622 deaths in 2014 to fewer than 590 in 2020.

Opioids - Adolescent use

Prevent the initiation of opioid misuse by reducing the percentage of adolescents who have used an opioid prescription drug for nonmedical purposes from 14.9% in 2013 to less than 13% by 2020.

Opioids

Our Goals

Preventing and treating Wisconsin’s opioid problems requires a variety of strategies and partners, including healthcare providers, law enforcement agencies and others. Working together, we can make it harder to get prescription opioids, make it easier to prevent opioid overdose death, and make sure everyone has access to substance use and mental health programs and support.

Opioids - County-authorized participants receiving medication-assisted treatment

Increase the number of county-authorized participants receiving medication-assisted treatment from 356 in 2017 to 450 in 2020.

Opioids - Medicaid members receiving medication-assisted treatment

Increase the number of Medicaid members receiving medication-assisted treatment from 14,583 in 2017 to 17,500 by 2020.