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USA. One Possible Solution to the Opioid Crisis in the U.S. Has Been Inexplicably Ignored

The President’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) just released a new report on how to beat back America’s opioid crisis. The CEA highlighted as potential solutions measures like curbing illicit drug trafficking, reducing over-prescribing in doctors’ offices, and cracking down on drug distributors fueling the epidemic for profit.

Those are noble goals, to be sure. But the CEA report lacks one crucial element in fighting this crisis: nurse practitioners. (Time, USA, 24.06.2019)

https://time.com/5612549/opioid-crisis-nurses/