Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Recent Articles

Apr 25, 2017

By many measures, physicians are confronting the national challenge. Barriers impede treatment access for patients with opioid-use disorders.

Apr 24, 2017

More than 70% of people misusing opioids get them from family or friends. Following this advice can make diversion to nonmedical use much less likely.

Apr 20, 2017

Honesty, context and evidence are critical concepts that could help us reverse the opioid epidemic that takes the lives of one American every 15 minutes.

Mar 28, 2017

This chronic pain management program focuses on functional restoration to help patients return to their lives because a “cure” for chronic pain is many times not possible.

Mar 27, 2017

An emergency medicine physician in Cleveland leads a naloxone-distribution program that has helped reverse 700-plus opioid overdoses.