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AMA adopts policies on substance use disorder and mental health treatment

The AMA House of Delegates adopted several policies intended to increase patient access to care and life-saving tools for mental health and substance use disorders.

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AMA advocacy to improve maternal health

The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Download the PDFs and learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.

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Pearl of the Week: Screening assessments for young patients

Find resources to help your primary care practice address mental health in children and adolescents.

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Population Care
AMA STEPS Forward® Pearl of the Week
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What doctors wish patients knew about postpartum care

The postpartum period is a critically important time in maternal health. Baptist Health Medical Group Jennifer Heer Ford, MD, shares more.

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Public Health
What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™

Meet new DEA training requirement

Satisfy the new eight-hour MATE Act training requirement on treating patients with opioid or other substance use disorders with CME from AMA Ed Hub™.

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Compendium of behavioral health integration resources for physician practices

The BHI Compendium PDF serves as a tool to sustain behavioral health integration to achieve the goal of enabling timely access to equitable, whole-person care.

Public Health
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Strategic behavioral health guides for patient care

The AMA's how-to guides focus on practical treatment strategies for patients’ behavioral, mental and physical health needs.

Public Health
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Care for substance use disorder guide

Download a PDF of the AMA's guide on substance use disorder (SUD) that provides physician practices with practical strategies for addressing substance use or misuse in their patients.

Overdose Epidemic
AMA Update for May 6, 2024: Facts about fentanyl and how to treat substance use disorder on National Fentanyl Awareness Day
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Facts about fentanyl and how to treat substance use disorder on National Fentanyl Awareness Day

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about fentanyl and treatment for opioid use disorder.

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Overdose Epidemic
AMA Update
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Facts about fentanyl and how to treat substance use disorder on National Fentanyl Awareness Day [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about fentanyl and treatment for opioid use disorder.

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Overdose Epidemic
AMA Update Podcast