CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, People in Recovery from Substance Use
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
This guideline provides recommendations for primary care clinicians who are prescribing opioids for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care among adult patients.