Northern Michigan Opioid Response Consortium (NMORC) Team
Michigan Center for Rural Health
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.