MGPO Opioid Task Force

The Mass General/Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) Opioid Task Force was formed to help providers and patients work together to manage pain safely as a part of Mass General’s commitment to helping solve the opioid crisis.
Members of the task force discuss an issue.
Members of the task force discuss an issue.

Seeking Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic

For Patients

Find information that empowers patients to have conversations with providers about their options for managing pain.

For Providers

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.

For Policy Makers

Learn about our call to community service and why we believe health care cannot tackle the opioid challenge alone.

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.

Sarah Wakeman, MD
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.

Learn More

Mass General's MGPO Opioid Task Force is taking a stand in the opioid crisis. So can you.