Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Recent Articles

Jun 14, 2018

Treating opioid-use disorder as a chronic disease means eliminating stigma and removing barriers to treatment, AMA House of Delegates says.

Jun 13, 2018

With opioid overdose deaths still on the rise, physicians call for improved patient education, and for naloxone to be included in airplane medical kits.

Jun 11, 2018

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, challenged his fellow AMA delegates to lead a civil discussion on issues critical to helping patients live longer, healthier lives.

Jun 07, 2018

University of Michigan physicians emphasize prevention in fighting the opioid epidemic that includes prescribing fewer pain pills after surgery.

May 02, 2018

A new alternative payment model for treatment of opioid-use disorder is designed to support coordinated delivery of medical, psychological and social services.