Texas Family Physician - Vol. 69 No. 2, 2018

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Combating the opioid crisis
Family physicians are on the front lines of the fight to end the scourge of substance use disorder but they often lack the tools they need to be more effective. In this special edition of TFP, we publish a set of resources to help you address SUD in your community.

Updated guidance for prescribing naloxone
Last year, the American Medical Association Opioid Task Force updated a guidance on prescribing naloxone.

AAFP, other groups issue joint principles on opioid crisis

AAFP: Fix physician payment to stem opioid epidemic

Courage on display at Community First Village
Meet Nancy Miller, a psychiatric nurse who cares for and lives among a community of formerly homeless people in a housing development in Austin.

President’s letter
The opioid epidemic

Member news
FP gets Gold-Headed Cane | FP wins ACOG service award | Local chapters install officers | UNTHSC and Catalyst launch education project | Harris County Chapter hosts med students | Curran installed as TMA president

Resident voice
Why physician advocacy is important

FPs should provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction