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Opioid Resources

National Advocacy Efforts on Opioids


Congress Passes Opioid Package

Oct. 24, 2018 - President Trump signed a sweeping legislative package of bills to address the nation's growing opioid epidemic. Included in the package are the "Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act" and the "Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms (POWER) Act," both of which ACEP developed with the sponsoring members of Congress. Read the press release.

Read more about Emergency Medicine Opioid Principles on ACEP's advocacy website.  

 

ACEP Letter of Support - "Excellence in Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Expansion Act”
HR 3931
S. 1905
October 19, 2017

ACEP-Supported Innovations Bill Sent to President
December 2016

ACEP Letter of Support for the "21st Century Cures Act"
House
Senate
November 2016

Congress Approves Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
July 2016

Solutions Forum 2018

Hear success stories about opioid treatment practices and programs in some of the nation's emergency departments.

Treatment & Management

Resources gathered by members of the ACEP Emergency Medicine Practice Committee

Opioid Prescribing in the ED

Reference Materials for ED Staff

Opioid Use Disorder Resources

Patient Education Handouts

Additional Education

Free CME

Why Addiction is Not Just a “Tox” Problem

#FOAMed Podcast

Dr. Howie Mell and Dr. Rick Pescatore face-off over Suboxone

More CME

Pain Management, Palliative Care, and Addiction CME Collection
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