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
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.