AAOA Poll Supports Enhanced Communication Around Alternative Pain Treatments, Partial-Fill Prescription Options

More than two-thirds of consumers have not talked with their healthcare provider about treatment options beyond prescription opioids, according to a national poll from Morning Consult commissioned by Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA). The findings suggest that greater education and outreach is needed to support enhanced communication and to raise awareness about patients’ rights associated with the proper and safe use of opioids.