West Virginia

Increased PDMP use
Decreased opioid prescriptions
Enhanced naloxone access
Increased MAT access
27.6% Decrease in Opioid Prescriptions
20% Increase in PDMPs
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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-filled opioid prescriptions decreased in West Virginia more than anywhere else in the nation between 2013 and 2016.

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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