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Prescribing Guidelines

Refer to these resources for CDC and Michigan-specific guidelines when prescribing opioids to manage pain.

Providers

Provider Resources on:

 

  • Michigan Resources on Safer Opioid Prescribing
  • CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission (PDOAC): Acute Care Opioid Treatment & Prescribing Recommendations (developed in collaboration with Michigan OPEN and the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center)

Patients

Patient & Family Resources on:

 

  • CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • What to Ask Your Provider Before Taking Opioids