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

New! CDER Conversation: Misuse and abuse of Loperamide can produce a sense of euphoria similar to that associated with centrally-acting opioids. March 1, 2018

FDA oversees destruction and recall of kratom products; and reiterates its concerns on risks associated with this opioid, February 21, 2018

FDA releases adverse events and scientific analysis providing evidence of kratom compounds' opioid properties, February, 6, 2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new steps to help prevent new addiction, curb abuse and overdose related to opioid products, January 30, 2018

FDA, FTC warn companies for selling illegal, unapproved opioid cessation products using deceptive claims, January 24, 2018

FDA warns of misbranding and undeclared drugs in products that are used as street drug alternatives, December 15, 2017

Carfentanil Warning

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​​​The resources on this page may incorporate or summarize views, guidelines, or recommendations of third parties. Such material is assembled and presented in good faith, but does not necessarily reflect the views of the AANA. Links to third-party websites are inserted for informational purposes and do not constitute endorsement of the material on those sites, or of any associated organization.