Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Recent Articles

Nov 12, 2017

Teamwork among doctors, physician leaders and other organizations is needed to move medicine in the right direction, says AMA President David O. Barbe, MD, MHA.

Nov 09, 2017

Stigmatization and payers’ use of prior authorization can make it harder to deliver evidence-based treatment to the patients who need it.

Oct 31, 2017

An expert on opioid-use disorder says evidence on effective treatment exists, but is not yet widely adhered to because of stigma and other barriers.

Oct 27, 2017

The opioid crisis has hit Ohio hard. In response, University of Toledo medical faculty developed a program designed to teach students to save lives.

Oct 26, 2017

Only 10 percent of patients with opioid-use disorder can access treatment. Regulatory and payment barriers must be eliminated to end the epidemic.