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Northern Michigan Opioid Response Consortium (NMORC) Team

Michigan Center for Rural Health


Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Impacted

Emergency Medical Technicians; Community Health Workers; Other: Peer Recovery Coaches; Healthcare, general

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce

Workforce Issue Addressed

Attracting and training individuals to work in a healthcare profession; training current healthcare professionals so that they will be able to serve a broader population


The Northern Michigan Opioid Response Consortium (NMORC) is a group whose mission is to engage Northern Michigan in a coordinated response to reduce substance use disorders (SUD). The group consists of various industry partners in a 25-county region. Some of their core activities include providing SUD education to local healthcare providers, increasing the number of peer recovery coaches through training, and supporting community health worker (CHW) training.

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