Education Key to Stemming Opioid Abuse, Blondell Says

Updated August 3, 2015 This content is archived.

Educating physicians and communities is the best approach to preventing opioid addiction, according to Richard Blondell, MD, professor of family medicine. “If we let the health care system create drug addicts and then discharge them from the health care system, the dealers in the illicit marketplace will be right there,” he says.