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
Use OPEN’s evidence-based prescribing recommendations for tailored pain management after surgery in adult patients.
Use OPEN’s Pediatric evidence-based acute care opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery.
Learn about prevention of opioid-related complications in children and adolescents after surgery.
Learn more about prescribing acetaminophen and NSAIDs for pain management after dental surgery.
Stay up to date with OPEN’s summary of best practices for prescribing after surgery.
A practical guide for clinicians to learn more about implementing the COMFORT (Creating Optimal Pain Management for Tailoring Interventions after Childbirth) Clinical Practice Guideline.
Utilize our new Landscape Map and accompanying whitepaper to help reduce the impact of the opioid crisis.
Learn ways to manage pain after childbirth such as: over-the-counter medications, non-medication strategies, and opioids, if prescribed.
Learn how to prepare for surgery and to help manage pain after surgery.
As a healthcare provider, learn evidence-based approaches to help manage your patient’s pain after surgery.
Learn about OPEN’s impact with Stigma Reduction.
Stay up to date with OPEN’s summary of best practices for prescribing after dental surgery.
Take our Naloxone Training and learn how to take A.C.T.I.O.N to reverse an overdose.
Utilize our Take Back Event resources to run a successful event.
Learn ways to manage pain after dental surgery such as: over-the-counter medications, non-medication strategies, and opioids, if prescribed.
Learn ways to manage pain after surgery such as: over-the-counter medications, non-medication strategies, and opioids, if prescribed.
Learn how to help manage or reduce your pain and anxiety through various techniques.
Learn how to help manage your child’s pain and anxiety after surgery.
Learn how to safely store and dispose of opioids.
Learn about naloxone and how to safely administer it.
Explore 4 evidence-based reasons to improve opioid prescribing practices after surgery.
Explore 4 evidence-based reasons to improve opioid prescribing practices after dental surgery.
Learn how to safely dispose of needles, lancets, and liquid medications.
Easily share best practices for managing a child’s pain after surgery.
Explore our free financial tool to tailor insights to your organization on the potential costs and benefits of starting a transitional pain service.
Learn about OPEN’s impact in safe storage and disposal.
Learn about OPEN’s impact with acute care pain management.
Learn about OPEN’s impact with naloxone distribution.
Learn more about OPEN’s impact with SUD Care Coordination.
Learn about OPEN’s impact with our opioid prescribing recommendations.
Learn about OPEN’s impact in pediatrics.
Learn about the impact that Painless: The Opioid Musical has had in our communities.
This video details ways to manage addiction stigma while treating pain and OUD.
This video will explain the importance of ending addiction stigma and fully supporting OUD patients.
Find free Naloxone near you in Michigan.
Use these lyrics to follow along with Painless and reference them for discussion about the stories that are told in the musical.
Equip educators with everything they need to effectively bring Painless: The Opioid Musical to life.
Explore OPEN’s process to create and evaluate opioid prescribing recommendations.
Learn from people in recovery about SUD and OUD.
Learn from Law Enforcement Officers as they discuss SUD and OUD.
Teach first responders how to use intranasal naloxone.
Equip first responders on how to handle an opioid overdose with naloxone.
Explore the five Levels of evidence to use while making educated determinations about prescribing and care.
This free, 3-hour CE course will empower surgical providers to directly impact the opioid epidemic by learning best-practice care strategies.
This free, 3-hour CE course will empower primary care providers to directly impact the opioid epidemic by learning best-practice care strategies.
This free, 3-hour CE course will empower dental providers to directly impact the opioid epidemic by learning best-practice care strategies.
Use and share this worksheet with your child’s care team to help prepare and manage pain after your child’s surgery.
Explore the current policies related to opioids in Michigan.
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.
Learn how to implement a permanent medication disposal box program in your community.
Changing our language improves outcomes for those struggling with addiction. Watch this brief video to learn more.
Comprehensive addiction language guide to reduce use of stigmatizing language.
Use these customizable email templates to communicate best care practices for patients with positive TAPS screening category.
Learn how to facilitate discussion on safe disposal of unused opioids with your healthcare provider.
Learn more about prescribing acetaminophen and NSAIDs for pain management after surgery.
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.
Stay up to date with OPEN’s summary of best practices for prescribing in the Emergency Department.
This free, 16-hour CE course will empower non-prescribing providers to directly impact the opioid epidemic through increased knowledge and tools to transform practice and policies.
Learning to perform rescue breathing on someone who is experiencing an opioid overdose.
Learn to use intranasal naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose.
Naloxone training for community laypeople.
Emily McCall and Tim Shewcraft from the Michigan Opioid Collaborative (MOC) share information about stigma and MOC’s resources for MOUD providers. Tim, a peer recovery coach, shares his personal experience with stigma and the impacts that provider stigma can have on a patient’s OUD treatment.
Learn how to facilitate and implement unique and tailored naloxone distribution programs in your Emergency Department.
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.
Help keep track of the use of medications your child is taking after surgery.
Learn about the current opioid prescribing laws in Michigan.
Learn how to successfully host a Medication Take Back Event in your community.
This video will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the opioid crisis.
This video will discuss the impact COVID-19 had on the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.