Patient Education & Prevention

The Prevention and Safe Pain Management working group, part of the Coalition for Model Opioid Practices in Health Systems, is creating materials for patients and prescribers to promote safe pain management for patients prescribed an opioid and strategies for preventing addiction, such as promoting treatment alternatives and best practices in opioid prescribing.

In conjunction with The North Carolina Medical Board, North Carolina Medical Society, Project Lazarus, and United Healthcare, NCHA has collaborated to create and disseminate an opioid educational handout for patients prescribed an opioid. These educational pads are free to prescribers and health systems. If you are interested in receiving this resource to use with patients, please contact NCHA.

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