Press Release/Announcement

NAM Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic.

National Academy of Medicine; Aspen Institute.

Despite increased awareness regarding the public health impacts of opioid misuse and overdose in the United States, the complexity of the problem has hindered the effectiveness of improvement efforts. This website highlights the work of a multiorganizational collaborative to explore systemic solutions to address the opioid crisis. An Annual Perspective discussed the impact of the opioid epidemic on patient safety.