Opioid Overdose: Safe Prescribing Saves Lives
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use
Topics: Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
Chronic pain is common, multidimensional, and individualized, and treatment can be challenging for healthcare providers as well as patients. In response to the critical need for consistent and current opioid prescribing guidelines, the CDC released the Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.