SEVERNA PARK, Md., Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Opioid misuse has claimed far too many lives in the United States. Recognizing this national health epidemic, the American Medical Association Alliance (AMAA), in collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA), is deeply focused on educating physician families and our communities about
"The Opioid Epidemic: Empowering Community Action" highlights the commitment of government agencies, nonprofits, universities, corporations and the AMA Alliance community to find solutions to address the epidemic. These include enhancing comprehensive treatment and support for substance use disorders, training to tackle the epidemic and public education to end the stigma and misperceptions associated with substance use disorders. Read more.
Drawing upon ITN's 60 years of expertise in storytelling, "The Opioid Epidemic: Empowering Community Action" features interviews, news items and editorial profiles of leaders and key organizations, spotlighting research about effective methods to combat the epidemic. It also highlights the work being done every day in communities across the United States to assist those with substance use disorders. The series includes several reports:
For more information or to watch the video series, visit www.amaalliance.org.
ABOUT THE AMA ALLIANCEIn 1922, the AMA Alliance was established to support physician families and provide grassroots advocacy for the AMA's health and wellness initiatives, a strong relationship which continues today. As the nation's largest organization representing physician families, the AMA Alliance's mission is to build healthier communities by connecting physician families and collaborating to educate and advocate. For more information visit: www.amaalliance.org.
ABOUT ITN PRODUCTIONSInternationally known news producer ITN is the UK's leading producer of independent broadcast news. Industry News, a division of ITN, creates unique, issue specific news-style programming for non-profit organizations to develop constructive, accurate and positive storytelling about important issues, sectors and professions. For more information visit: www.itnproductions.com.
Contact: Patricia Troy, Executive DirectorAdmin@amalliance.org 800-549-4619
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