Patrice Harris, MD, chair-elect of the American Medical Association Board of Trustees, discusses the recommendations of an AMA-convened task force on opioid overuse in this AMA Wire post. The recommendations include:

- Use state-based prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP
- Discuss with patients available treatment options
- Take advantage of educational opportunities

Read the full AMA Wire post
Visit the AMA's Opioid Abuse Prevention Web pages