The national discussion needs to change - individuals with substance use disorders and mental health disorders are our patients who need compassionate treatment.


Overdose Surveillance

Effectively implementing optimal policies, prevention strategies, and interventions, will require coordination of stakeholders and accurate, timely, and actionable information on both fatal and nonfatal overdoses.



Educational opportunities for physicians and other medical professionals who seek to stay current and continuously improve the care they provide.


“As a physician who has treated patients with addiction for more than 20 years, it’s important to note that as we expand treatment and save lives, we are taking decisive actions to end the stigma surrounding addiction in health care.”

— Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, MBA, Director, White House Office of Drug Control Policy

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Join the AMA today and help us lead the effort
to reverse the nation’s opioid epidemic.