The curriculum was developed in collaboration between the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program and the University of Michigan School of Education Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research. 

Information, support, and resources were provided by:

  • The Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN): a group formed to develop a preventive approach to the opioid epidemic in the state of Michigan by tailoring postoperative and acute care opioid prescribing.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.
  • International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP): brings together scientists, clinicians, health-care providers, and policymakers to stimulate and support the study of pain and translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • National Institutes of Health: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): the lead federal agency supporting scientific research on drug use and its consequences.
  • University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center: one of nine CDC-funded Injury Control Research Centers nationally, that address urgent injury issues with research, education, and outreach. The Center benefits from the vast educational, research, outreach, and policy resources of the University of Michigan to address the burden of injury in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.
  • Safe Kids Worldwide: nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries.