Resources

The AMA has collected more than 400 educational and other resources to provide evidence-based recommendations for physicians and policymakers.

Advocacy and Action to End the Opioid Epidemic by the AMA Opioid Task Force

By Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, Chair, AMA Opioid Task Force; Bobby Mukkamala, MD, Chair AMA Pain Care Task Force

America’s drug overdose epidemic: Select 2020 research

Updated July 20, 2020

Reportable and Notifiable Conditions

Language Matters to the American Medical Association

The words we use to describe someone can influence attitudes, beliefs, and behavior toward them, including the care decisions physicians make.

Pain Care: Key Definitions

AMA Fact sheet: Physicians’ and health care professionals’ use of state PDMPs increases 64.4 percent from 2014 to 2019; 739 million queries in 2019

“Enhanced Attestation”: A Simple Tool Regulators Can Use to Help Enforce the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

AMA Education Hub: Opioid and Pain Management: Guidelines, Research and Treatments

Fulfill your state-mandated CME credits while enhancing your knowledge of opioid and non-opioid pain management, safe opioid prescribing and substance use treatment. Learn now. CME 44.25 Total Credits

AMA-Manatt National Roadmap on State-Level Efforts to End the Opioid Epidemic

Leading-edge Practices and Next Steps

Spotlight on Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania makes for an ideal case study on how strong leadership can make a difference—even if the fight is not over yet

Spotlight on Colorado

Colorado’s progress and recommended next steps to end the opioid epidemic

Spotlight on North Carolina

Analyzing substance use disorder treatment, pain management and harm reduction

AMA Opioid Task Force

The AMA Opioid Task Force urges physicians and other health care professions to continue taking action to help reverse the nation’s opioid epidemic—and the Task Force also calls on policymakers to take specific steps to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain and those with a substance use disorder.

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