Opioid Crisis Resources

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 91 people die every day from an opioid overdose. AANA is committed to taking action toward solutions to the opioid epidemic, with CRNAs playing a key role in the process.

AANA has developed and compiled resources and tools for patients and healthcare providers to support meaningful decision-making regarding acute and chronic pain management, opioid safety, substance use disorder, and more. Use the buttons below to navigate AANA's resources.

Breaking News and Alerts

76 Billion Opioid Pills: Discover How Many were Sold Near You and By Whom Through the Post's Interactive Database, Washington Post, July 18, 2019

Statement on the FDA's benefit-risk framework for evaluating opioid analgesics, June 20, 2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on the agency’s 2019 policy and regulatory agenda for continued action to forcefully address the tragic epidemic of opioid abuse, February 26, 2019

FDA in Brief: FDA finalizes new policy to encourage widespread innovation and development of new buprenorphine treatments for opioid use disorder, February 7, 2019


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