Opioids - ED visits

Reduce the number of emergency department visits from 8,041 in 2014 to fewer than 7,640 in 2020

Opioids - hospitalizations

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

Opioids - death

Reduce the number of dealths from 622 deaths in 2014 to fewer than 590 in 2020

Opioids - adolescent use

Reduce 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


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 - outreach, intervention, treatment and support

Increase outreach, intervention, treatment and support services for nonmedical and illicit opioid addiction by 5% from 4,015 persons in 2014 to at least 4,210 persons in 2020

Opioids - overdose rates 1

Reduce the number of overdose deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits associated with nonmedical or illicit opioid use by 5% by 2020