Education is key for empowerment. We aim to provide patients and providers with resources to support informed decision making. OPEN offers a wide range of evidence-based materials that highlight the latest best practices for healthcare professionals, patients and their families from pain management to safe storage and disposal of medications.
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Opioid Prescribing Recommendations
Public Health Policy
Safe Storage and Disposal
SUD Care Coordination
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Permanent Disposal Guide
This guide provides instructions on how to implement a disposal box, including financing, governance, education, and evaluation.
Words Matter Video – Shatterproof
Changing our language improves outcomes for those struggling with addiction. Watch this brief video to learn more.
Addiction Language Guide – Shatterproof
Comprehensive addiction language guide to reduce use of stigmatizing language.
Sharps and Liquids Safe Disposal
Learn how to safely dispose of needles, lancets, and liquid medications.
This poster, when placed in exam rooms, will facilitate discussion on the safe disposal of unused opioids. Additionally, two QR codes link to OPEN’s patient education brochure and map of permanent disposal locations.
Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for Non-Prescribing Providers
This free course will empower non-prescribing providers and other learners in directly impacting the opioid epidemic through increased knowledge and tools to transform practice and policies.
How to Perform Rescue Breathing – Take ACTION Overdose Training
Learning to perform rescue breathing on someone who is experiencing an opioid overdose.
Intranasal Naloxone for Laypeople – Take ACTION Training
Learn to use intranasal naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose.
Naloxone Community Layperson Training – Take ACTION Training
Naloxone training for community laypeople.
Medication Tracking Log
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.
Pediatrics Non-Medication Pain Management
Learn how to help manage or reduce your child’s pain and anxiety through various techniques.
Michigan Opioid Laws
This poster helps patients understand opioid prescribing laws in Michigan.
Non-Medication Pain Management
Learn how to help manage or reduce your pain and anxiety through various techniques.
Opioids Safe Storage & Disposal
Learn how to safely store and dispose of opioids.
Medication Take Back Event Guide
Our guide outlines each step of the Medication Take Back Event process from start to finish, along with a timeline and sample budget.