Opioid Management

Family doctors are facing increased pressure when it comes to the safe prescribing of opioid medications. A list of relevant resources to support you in your practice has been compiled and will be updated as new information becomes available.

Clinical Tools

Centre for Effective Practice

Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Resources and Links

Continuing Professional Development Courses

Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Addictions
  • A free special ECHO session on the evening of December 5, 2016 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM EST. This session is for any primary care provider interested in learning how to taper high doses of opioids. Click here to register for the session.

University of Toronto

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 

Ontario Pharmacists Association

Patient Resources

Information for Patients and Families about Opioid Pain Medicines – one-page handout – Institute For Safe Medication Practices Canada

Information for Patients and Families about Opioid Pain Medicines – two-page handout – Institute For Safe Medication Practices Canada

Reframe Health Lab

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Updates