AMA issue brief: The Nation’s Drug Overdose Epidemic: Considerations for Employers

This AMA issue brief provides key facts and steps employers can take to help end the nation's drug overdose epidemic.

Clinical Guidelines & References – Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Arizona Department Of Health Services

Arizona Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Initiative

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission

Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force

The AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force urges physicians and other health care professions to continue taking action to help reverse the nation’s drug overdose 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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