Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Recent Articles

Dec 12, 2017

Doctors led fight against opioid epidemic by battling stigma and advocating for more resources, more treatment options and better access to pain care.

Nov 22, 2017

Emergency departments emerge as places where opioid-use disorder treatment can be initiated and longer-term care coordinated.

Nov 16, 2017

The AMA House of Delegates weighs in on changes to Medicaid, e-prescribing and clerkship spots for U.S. med students.

Nov 16, 2017

Doctors encourage non-opioid approaches to pain and safe disposal of unwanted meds, and change the approach to post-surgical prescribing.

Nov 15, 2017

Delegates also push for effective opioid-use disorder in jails and prisons and emergency naloxone in public settings.