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Evaluating the Effects of Opioids and Benzodiazepines on All-Cause Mortality in Veterans
March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
March 9, 2023 | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET
Opioids and benzodiazepines are often prescribed to manage chronic pain. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has convened an expert committee to evaluate the effects of opioids and benzodiazepines on all-cause mortality of veterans, including suicide.Committee to Evaluate the Effects of Opioids and Benzodiazepines on All-Cause Mortality of Veterans will hold a public session during its second meeting on March 9, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, to include presentations on trends in opioid and benzodiazepine use, and data and study design considerations. The event will be accessible via live webcast, and there is limited capacity for in-person attendees on a first come, first served basis. Learn more and register on the event page.The