Identifying opioids prescribed to you
What to expect after surgery
Determining your individual risk for opioid dependency
Using opioids safely for pain management
See the latest information for patients:
Managing Pain After Surgery (Adults)
Learn more about how to successfully manage your pain after surgery using over the counter (OTC) medications like acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), non-medication options and using opioids if prescribed by your surgeon.
Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (CDC)
Intended to improve communication between providers and patients about the risks and benefits of opioid therapy for chronic pain, improve the safety and effectiveness of pain treatment, and reduce the risks associated with long-term opioid therapy, including opioid use disorder and overdose.
Non-Medication Pain Management
Learn how to help manage or reduce your pain and anxiety through various techniques.