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
Pediatric Best Practices Card
These cards make it easy to share best practices to manage a child’s pain after surgery. The QR code goes directly to the OPEN Pediatrics website which has resources for patients, families and healthcare professionals to prepare for and manage pain after surgery.
Sharps and Liquids Safe Disposal
Learn how to safely dispose of needles, lancets, and liquid medications.
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.
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.
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.
Learn the Facts: Naloxone
Learn about naloxone and how to safely administer it.
Managing Pain After Dental Surgery
Learn more about how to successfully manage your pain after dental surgery using over-the-counter (OTC) medications like acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), non-medication options and using opioids if prescribed by your dentist.
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.