Patient Resources

Treating Your Pain at Home Brochure

Treating Your Pain At Home ImageLearn how to recognize the symptoms of severe, moderate and mild pain, how to treat them and when to contact your doctor.

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Treating Your Child's Pain at Home Brochure

Treating Your Child's Pain At Home ImageLearn how to recognize the symptoms of severe, moderate and mild pain in your child, how to treat them and when to contact their doctor.

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Using Opioids After Surgery Brochure

Using Opioids After Surgery Brochure Image

  • Common side effects of opioids
  • How to store your medications
  • Locations where you can safely dispose of unused medications
  • How to properly dispose of unused medications

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MedSafe Disposal Locations

Medsafe Medication Disposal BocxImageSafely dispose unused medicine at one of four free take-back sites at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and Hillsborough. You can also download a flier and poster to promote the location of our MedSafe box locations.

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Online Resources

Computer ImageNorth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/opioids

Carolina Poison Center
1-800-222-1222

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/
prescribing/patients.html

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