Opioid Treatment Clinical Practice Guidelines

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched an Opioid Safety Initiative in response to the opioid abuse issues occurring nationally. “There is a mounting body of research detailing the lack of benefit and potentially severe harm of long-term opioid therapy,” VA says on its website. To address this issue, VA is asking all providers who offer opioid treatment to follow the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Updated: 4/12/2021 10:44:53 AM