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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Review and access the education and training resources for your state and specialty.

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 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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Spotlight on North Carolina

Analyzing substance use disorder treatment, pain management and harm reduction

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Spotlight on Colorado

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

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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

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