Confronted by the gravity of an opioid epidemic that contributes to the deaths of 91 Americans daily, the nation’s physicians are making much greater use of state prescription drug-monitoring programs (PDMPs), reducing opioid prescriptions, and increasing prescriptions for the life-saving antidote naloxone. Tens of thousands of physicians nationwide are now certified to provide office-based medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid-use disorders, yet there remains a treatment gap that leaves too many patients who want help unable to get it.
February 7, 2018
June 12, 2018
- DHHS Announces Grants to Local Health Departments to Address the Opioid Crisis
- Patient Resources for Safe Medication Storage and Disposal
- New North Carolina Controlled Substance Reporting System (CSRS) Now Available
- Addiction Medicine Leaders Applaud Signing of Historic Opioid Legislation Into Law
- Resistant Alcohol Withdrawal (RAW): A Retrospective Case-Control Study