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NIDAMED’s mission is to disseminate science-based resources to health professionals on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction, and advances in pain management.

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Opioids and the Opioid Crisis

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Pain Management

Medical Marijuana

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    Learn from fellow clinicians on Medication Treatment for OUD and Screening for SU

    Facts for Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

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