Make sure you know all the risks and benefits of treatments and how to reduce the risk of opioid addiction and overdose.
- Make sure you’re getting care that is safe, effective, and right for you. Talk with your doctor about setting goals for your pain management.
- Talk with your doctor about acute pain, chronic pain, and how to avoid addiction.
- Ask your doctor about non-opioid options for treating pain, including medications other than opioids as well as nonpharmacologic options, like exercise.
- Always let your doctor know about any side effects or concerns you may have.
Thriving Mind has teamed up with Miami-Dade County to offer opioid prevention resources and treatment options. The project is funded by Award No. 15PBJA-21-GG-04584-COAP through the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice