Prescription Nation 2018: Facing America’s Opioid Epidemic

Source: National Safety Council

In 2016, the National Safety Council identified 6 key actions states could take to address the opioid crisis including: improving provider education, implementing prescribing guidelines, improving their prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), enhancing data sharing ability, improving treatment and overdose prevention for opioid use disorder. This 2018 report records state progress in taking these actions and provides recommendations for additional progress.

Funding Source: National Safety Council

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Prescription Nation 2018: Facing America's Opioid Epidemic

A 2018 report on state progress in taking 6 key actions to address the opioid crisis and recommendations on strengthening laws and regulations