November 2, 2017

An Integrative Approach to Managing Chronic Pain Can Help Solve the Opioid Crisis

“President Trump officially made opioid addiction a public health emergency last week. While some of the solutions he outlined will be helpful, his focus on restricting access to legitimately and appropriately prescribed opioids is the wrong approach. Many people call the current crisis an opioid epidemic. But what we really have is a chronic pain mismanagement problem.”

So begins the October 31, 2017 op-ed in STAT News by Dr. Wayne Jonas, Executive Director of the Samueli Integrative Health Programs. Read more.