Non-Opioid Drugs and Pain-Related Function

The SPACE Randomized Clinical Trial, led by Erin Krebs, MD, MS, showed that opioids do not result in better pain-related function or reduced pain intensity when compared to non-opioids. (VA photo by April Eilers)

Yale Scholars Tackle Opioid Crisis in Groundbreaking Journal Issue

Yale Scholars Tackle Opioid Crisis in Groundbreaking Journal Issue Yale Law School Today News segment • July 20, 2018 More than two dozen Yale professors, doctors, and students have published a series of groundbreaking articles on the opioid crisis in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. The special issue is notable for tackling the […]

The VA Opioid Safety Initiative Cyberseminar

Chronic pain is more common in Veterans than in the non-veteran U.S. population, more often severe and in the context of comorbidities. The comprehensive OSI strategy includes education of providers and expanded access to non-pharmacological treatment options.