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.
New AMA Substance Use & Pain Care Task Force urges action to help patients
Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force recommendations aim to promote evidence-based policy to help end the drug-related overdose and death epidemic.
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.
Report shows decreases in opioid prescribing, increase in overdoses
The AMA is urging policymakers to join physicians to reduce mortality and improve patient outcomes by removing barriers to evidence-based care.
COVID-19 policy recommendations for OUD, pain, harm reduction
The AMA provides policy recommendations to help guide policymakers reduce the stress of patients with an opioid use disorder and pain during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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