MGPO Opioid Task Force
Seeking Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic
Find information that empowers patients to have conversations with providers about their options for managing pain.
Discover how we help health care providers offer their patients safe, responsible and compassionate pain management while innovating new techniques and treatments for substance use disorders.
Mass General: A Leader in Community Health
Mass General was awarded the Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, in recognition of a commitment to improving community health and welfare. Our initiative to address the opioid crisis was recognized as an essential part of our ongoing mission to the community.
Sarah Wakeman, MD
We want to be sure we have a balanced approach for folks who are having severe pain, but we also want to make sure we have treatment available for those who have actually developed an addiction.
Substance Use Disorders Initiative medical director
National Recovery Month
Mass General and the Substance Use Disorders Initiative mark the annual event with a host of activities.
Mass General's Prescription Take-Back Program
Dispose of unused/expired prescription medications in our container across from the outpatient pharmacy (1st floor, Wang building).
Opioid Task Force FAQ
Get answers to frequently asked questions about Mass General's efforts to curb the opioid crisis.
Meet the esteemed members of the MGPO Opioid Task Force.
- Medical Director for Substance Use Disorder at Mass General Brigham
- Medical Director for the MGH Substance Use Disorder Initiative
- Director of the Program for Substance Use and Addiction Services, MGH Division of General Internal Medicine