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Reducing Opioid Abuse & Misuse
Explore current resources to reverse and prevent the national epidemic of opioid misuse and addiction.
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In addition to the work of the Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse, AMA continues to work with state medical societies to address legislation and regulation ranging from developing effective prescription drug monitoring programs, continuing medical education, restrictions on treatment for opioid use disorder as well as enactment of naloxone access and Good Samaritan overdose protections.

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Start AMA's New Continuing Medical Education Module on Opioid Issues

The module, A Primer on the Opioid Morbidity and Mortality Crisis: What Every Prescriber Should Know, shows steps physicians can take to promote the safe use of opioids.