Put an end to stigma

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The AMA wants to hear directly from physicians how they are responding to the nation’s opioid epidemic. By sharing your story, you will help inform AMA advocacy in our work on behalf of physicians and patients.

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Resources that can help you better understand, treat and remove stigma in your practice and community

Stigma in Methadone and Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment
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PCSS Education and Training Videos

Videos created with patients, family members and medical professionals.

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Why It’s Inappropriate Not to Treat Incarcerated Patients with Opioid Agonist Therapy

AMA Journal of Ethics. September 2017, Volume 19, Number 9: 922-930.

Sarah E. Wakeman, MD

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Confronting the Stigma of Opioid Use Disorder—and Its Treatment

The JAMA Network

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Patients with Addiction Need Treatment – Not Stigma
AMA

Written by AMA Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse

 

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Barriers to Treatment, including the negative stigma of methadone
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The Other Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

New England Journal of Medicine

Susan A. Glod, M.D.

June 1, 2017

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