Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing

Videos

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Effectiveness for Chronic Pain
Use of opioids for chronic pain increased dramatically over the past two decades.

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Addiction is NOT Rare in Pain Patients
Prescribers and the public have been misinformed about the risk of addiction.

   

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High Dose Opioid Therapy
High dose opioid therapy is a dangerous practice that can result in serious adverse events including overdose death.

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Understanding Physical Dependence
Physical dependence is not exactly the same as addiction.

Slides

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Managing Pain with and without Opioids in the Primary Care Setting (PDF)

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Prescription Drug Abuse and Overdose: Public Health Perspective (PDF)

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