Community involvement is critical in the fight against opioid dependency. Our guides assist localities, highlighting key issues for hosting take-back events, permanent medication disposal boxes, and more to help reduce the risk of unused prescriptions.
This toolkit summarizes best practices for prevention of opioid-related complications in children and adolescents. Providers and parents can find best practices, free educational materials, and sharable resources in this toolkit.
Stay up to date with OPEN’s summary of best practices document for prescribing, including non-opioids, during the perioperative period.
Permanent medication disposal boxes provide a safe and effective method for disposing of opioids and other medications to prevent misuse or diversion. This guide provides instructions on how to implement a disposal box, including financing, governance, education, and evaluation.
This Guide is a compilation of resources to support evidence-based acute care opioid prescribing.
We developed this this step-by-step guide for EDs to navigate these barriers and to facilitate implementation of your unique ED-tailored naloxone distribution program.
Our free, downloadable guide outline each step of the Medication Take Back Event planning process from start to finish, along with a timeline and sample budget