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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AMA Resources to End the Epidemic

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

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

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AMA Opioid Task Force 2019 Progress Report

The 2019 progress report highlights physician action and the immediate need for policymakers to focus on removing barriers to evidence-based treatment.

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2019 Recommendations of the AMA Opioid Task Force

New recommendations that urge policymakers to protect patients’ access to evidence-based treatment, remove barriers to comprehensive pain care.

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AMA Opioid Task Force naloxone recommendations

Updated August 2017

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