AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force recommendations
Learn more about the AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force's recommendations to help physicians to take action on evidence-based interventions.
Free course offers training in prescribing buprenorphine for OUD
Buprenorphine’s an effective tool to help end the drug-overdose epidemic. New online module trains physicians and medical students in how to use it.
44% drop in opioid Rx since 2011, but overdoses spike. Here’s why.
Learn what’s really driving the worsening epidemic of drug-related overdoses and deaths, and how the AMA is working fervently to end it.
Bobby Mukkamala, MD, reviews the 2021 Overdose Epidemic Report
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Bobby Mukkamala, MD, on findings from the 2021 Overdose Epidemic Report.
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose epidemic
Learn more about physicians’ actions toward ending the nation’s drug-related overdose and death epidemic—and what still needs to be done.
DEA gives OK for drug treatment on the go with mobile units
Learn how a new federal rule, endorsed by the AMA, will expand access to evidence-based methadone treatment in rural and underserved areas.
Time to revamp CDC’s problematic 2016 opioid Rx guideline
The CDC should remove arbitrary thresholds, restore balance and support comprehensive, compassionate care as it revises the guideline later this year.
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