Experts Discuss How Pharmacists Can Help Fight Opioid Addiction

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Jaime Bridges, opioid outreach coordinator at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, and Kris Smith, PharmD, clinical pharmacy specialist for internal medicine at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center discuss how COVID-19 has affected the opioid crisis and what opioid-free pain management options are available as alternatives.

In a Pharmacy Times® interview, Jaime Bridges, opioid outreach coordinator at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, and Kris Smith, PharmD, clinical pharmacy specialist for internal medicine at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center discuss how COVID-19 has affected the opioid crisis and what opioid-free pain management options are available as alternatives.

They talked about what could opioid-free pain management look like, what alternative medications could be, and what warning signs pharmacists should be aware of.

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