State law addresses alcohol and Drug-use/abuse.
Michigan Compiled Laws 380.1170 Physiology and hygiene; instruction; development of comprehensive health education programs; conflict with religious beliefs.
(1) Instruction shall be given in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to substance abuse, including the abusive use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs, and their effect upon the human system. (2) Comprehensive health education programs shall be developed as prescribed by Act No. 226 of the Public Acts of 1969, being sections 388.381 to 388.385 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Michigan Compiled Laws 380.1170b State model academic Standard for health education; inclusion of instruction on prescription opioid drug abuse; availability.
(1) Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the department shall ensure that the state model academic Standard for health education under section 1278a include instruction on prescription opioid drug abuse, including, at least, the model program of instruction made available under subsection (2).
(2) Not later than July 1, 2019, the department shall make available to school districts and public school academies a grade-and age-appropriate model program of instruction on prescription opioid drug abuse based on the recommendations developed by the prescription drug and opioid abuse commission under section 7113a of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7113a. The model program of instruction made available by the department shall include at least instruction on the prescription drug epidemic and the connection between prescription opioid drug abuse and addiction to other drugs.
Michigan Merit Curriculum Credit Guidelines: Health Education
Alcohol and drug use/abuse is taught as part of health education.