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ADA Responds to Senator's Request that Professional Groups Do More on Opioids

May 12, 2016 The American Dental Association today issued a statement after Sen. Richard Durbin yesterday asked a number of health profession groups, including the ADA, to do more to help combat the crisis of opioid painkiller abuse. The ADA has worked on this issue for many years and the statement addresses the programs and campaigns the Association has worked on, including an extensive continuing education component for its members.