Across the United States, families, policymakers, community leaders and health care providers are desperate to find a solution to address opioid abuse and protect patient access. Many groups have created plans for addressing opioid abuse — federal agencies, state lawmakers, professional organizations and inter-agency collaborations.
But how can we know which plans will work? And which will curb abuse without undermining legitimate medical care for patients in pain?
This video suggests plans to protect patient access and prevent addiction and overdose.