U.S. Surgeon General Urges Action on Opioid Epidemic
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as one in four patients receiving long-term opioid therapy in primary care settings struggle with opioid addiction. In a recent letter, the U.S. Surgeon General is asking all healthcare providers to take action to protect patients and help those struggling with opioid addiction.
We urge you to take the following steps:
- Read the letter
- Sign the Pledge
- Learn more about treatment options
- Share resources with your patients.