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What is an “X Waiver” and who needs one?

An “X waiver” allows a clinician to prescribe the lifesaving medication buprenorphine.

Addiction Medicine Interest Group

Are you a medical or nursing student? Do you want to learn more about advocacy?


Narcan is a highly effective antidote to opioid overdose: Learn how to use it

Mitigating Stigma

The Center for Addiction Medicine & Policy stands against stigma. Learn more about the work being done to combat this barrier to care.