|Enhancing Safe Opioid Use
A new federal initiative will help further curb opioid misuse and diversion. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) will expand access to medication-assisted therapy and strengthen the Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) to make them easier to use and more effective.
This month we are pleased to bring you a discussion about the major changes ahead to make opioid use safer and lessen barriers to treatment of opioid dependence. You’ll hear Dr. Yngvild Olsen, Director-at-Large for American Society of Addiction Medicine; our editors; and other frontline providers give their perspective on: