National Academies Launches Interactive Guide on Opioid Epidemic

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has launched an interactive guide providing an overview of the recent National Academies report Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use. The guide outlines trends in the prescription and illicit opioid epidemics, links to additional resources, and provides the report’s recommendations for action by federal and state agencies, researchers, health professional organizations, and more. The interactive guide is available here.