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Open for Pediatrics

Surgery can be stressful for both you and your child. This is natural and expected, and some of this comes from worrying about the pain after surgery and how it can be managed. These tools will help you talk to your surgeon about pain before your child’s surgery and manage your child’s acute pain following their operation. Disclaimer: This information is not meant to be applied in cases of chronic pain in children. Click on the icons below to learn more.

Sharps and Liquids Disposal

Unsure of the best way to dispose of your needles, lancets, or liquid opioids? Check out our handy stock-card with tips and resources.

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