Patient & Community Education

Stopping the opioid epidemic starts with educating our communities.

Share Michigan OPEN’s brochures, flyers, and posters with your patients and fellow providers.

Brochures

Surgery: Opioids and Pain Management

Ask questions and know the facts before using opioids for your pain.

  • What is an opioid?
  • Understanding the risks of using opioids
  • Understanding pain after surgery
  • Using opioids safely
  • Safe storage & disposal of opioids

Also available in Spanish and Arabic.

Dental: Opioids and Pain Management

Ask questions and know the facts before using opioids for your pain.

  • What is an opioid?
  • Understanding the risks of using opioids
  • Understanding pain after a dental procedure
  • Using opioids safely
  • Safe storage & disposal of opioids

Also available in Spanish and Arabic.


Stock cards

Safe Storage & Disposal of Opioids

Learn how to safely store and dispose of your opioids including:

  • How to use Michigan OPEN’s Take Back Map to find an authorized disposal location in your community

Also available in Spanish and Arabic.

Managing Pain without Opioids

Learn two non-medication strategies for managing pain and anxiety:

  • Mindful breathing
  • Positive daily reflection

Also available in Spanish and Arabic.


Poster

Download the Michigan Opioid Laws poster

Michigan Opioid Laws

This poster, placed in your waiting or exam rooms, helps patients understand the requirements and limitations, mandated by Michigan law, when writing for prescription opioids.

Also available in Spanish and Arabic.

*Only available for organizations in Michigan

Customized materials with your organization’s logo are available by request, free of charge. Materials will be sent as a PDF for you to print using your preferred method.

Please complete the request form below, and a member of the Michigan OPEN team will be in contact with you to confirm your request and collect your organization’s logo.

Customization Request Form

Customization Request Form

Logo *
Drop a file here or click to upload Choose File
Maximum upload size: 2MB
NOTE: Michigan Opioid Laws poster currently only available in English