Learn how to manage or reduce your child’s pain and anxiety without using medication.
- Distraction techniques
- Mindful breathing
- Memory bank exercise
This toolkit focuses on prevention of opioid-related complications in children and adolescents by intervening at the point many are first introduced to them: when acute pain is treated after surgery. Providers and parents can find best practices, free educational materials, and sharable resources in this toolkit.
This worksheet will guide you through preparing to manage pain after surgery. Download to complete and share with surgical care team members.
Check out this one-minute video about non-opioid pain management options for children and teens after wisdom teeth removal. Video captions are in Arabic.
Unsure of the best way to dispose of your needles, lancets, or liquid opioids? Check out our handy stock-card with tips and resources.
This one-page guide provides information on where to find ‘Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Referral Resources’ in the following Michigan counties: Genesee, Grand Traverse, Ingham, Kent, Washtenaw and Wayne.
A one-page flyer created by the Pediatric Trauma Group at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital focused on non-medication options for teens.
A document created by Michigan Medicine Child Life providing greater detail on non-medication strategies.
This log will help you keep track of which medication you’ve given your child, including the time they’ve received it and the dose.
Learn how to safely store and dispose of opioids.