Opioid Use Disorder And Overcoming The Opioid Crisis

posted by MCG

on July 2, 2020

MCG Physician Editor for Behavioral Health, Dan Bristow, MD, discusses the topic of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and the U.S. opioid crisis including:

  • Background on the Crisis including data on the three waves of opioid-related deaths
  • Important factors to consider when screening and preventing OUD
  • Recent progress being made with new treatment models (including medication-assisted treatment) and telemedicine technology

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