West Virginia

Increased PDMP use
Decreased opioid prescriptions
Enhanced naloxone access
Increased MAT access
37.6% Decrease in Opioid Prescriptions: 2013-2018
1,141,531 Total PDMP Queries in 2018
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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. Retail-dispensed opioid prescriptions decreased in West Virginia more than anywhere else in the nation between 2013 and 2017.

New CME requirements for West Virginia physicians who prescribe controlled substances
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The Treatment of Pain and Addiction Utilizing Education and Proper Prescribing: The New Paradigm Continued
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Join the AMA today and help us lead the effort to reverse the nation’s opioid epidemic.