Responding to the opioid crisis in North America and beyond: recommendations of the Stanford–Lancet Commission

Keith Humphreys, Chelsea L. Shover, Christina M. Andrews, Amy S.B. Bohnert, Margaret L. Brandeau, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Jonathan H. Chen, Mariano Florentino Cuéllar, Yasmin L. Hurd, David N. Juurlink, Howard K. Koh, Erin E. Krebs, Anna Lembke, Sean C. Mackey, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Brian Suffoletto, Christine Timko

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167 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)555-604
Number of pages50
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number10324
StatePublished - Feb 5 2022

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Funding Information:
The work of the Commission was funded by Stanford University School of Medicine (Stanford, CA, USA). The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of Stanford University or of any governmental or non-governmental entity for which they work or that they advise.


  • Analgesics, Opioid/therapeutic use
  • COVID-19/epidemiology
  • Female
  • Global Health
  • Health Policy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • North America
  • Opioid Epidemic
  • Opioid-Related Disorders/epidemiology
  • Pain/drug therapy
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Review
  • Journal Article

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