Opioid Crisis -- Fact and Fiction

Themes:
ScienceCulture
What:
Panel
When:
Friday Aug 17   11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (1 hour)
Tags:
medicinecurrent events
There are people with chronic pain who need opioids and there are people who are abusing opioids.  The news is full of headlines about “opiate abuse”.  Are some of the statements being made false or inaccurate?  How do we make sure that people in pain obtain the relief that modern medicine can provide and still at the same time protect against the misuse of these medications?

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