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opioid patient-education videos
Reinforces the main points of the Patient-Prescriber Agreement (PPA) before being prescribed opioids. Explains other important concepts such as the difference between dependence, tolerance, and addiction. Read more.
Introduces a variety of non-medication options for treating chronic pain. Helping patients to understand their options may reduce the use, and therefore dependence on or addiction to, opioid medications. Read more.
This booklet normalizes tapering by providing a conversational way of discussing it when a patient starts using opioids or when they might reduce their dose or get off of opioids completely. Read more.
A more patient-focused PPA reduces strain and increases trust between providers and patients, while helping patients understand opioid medications as part of an overall pain management strategy whose success is measured in terms of meeting functional goals. Read more.
A different version of the Patient-Prescriber Agreement (also called a Controlled Substance and Wellness Agreement), designed to help patients slow down, reflect, and record questions and notes to discuss with their healthcare provider. Read more.