Increased PDMP use
Decreased opioid prescriptions
Enhanced naloxone access
Increased MAT access
28.7% Decrease in Opioid Prescriptions: 2013-2018
18,390,921 Total PDMP Queries in 2018

Physician education and training resources

The AMA encourages physicians to access the following education and training resources to help end your state’s opioid epidemic. Virginia physicians accessed the state PDMP more than 18 million times in 2017.

Ending the opioid epidemic in Virginia
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Curb the Crisis

The Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse in Virginia

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Commissioner of Health Standing Order for Naloxone

Virginia Department of Health

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Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Education Toolkit

Virginia Department of Health Professions

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Opioid and Buprenorphine – Prescriber Regulations Guide

Virginia Board of Medicine

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Quick Guide: Emergency Regulations Governing Prescribing of Opioids and Buprenorphine
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Be Part of the Solution

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