Office of Opioid Safety

Education. Programs. Resources.

216-778-5677  |  [email protected]

People struggling with opioid addiction can click here to learn about obtaining a naloxone kit.

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Education
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The Office of Opioid Safety (OOS) offers education, tools and resources to MetroHealth providers and staff in all opioid related needs.
Programs
We collaborate with and coordinate several community-based initiatives. See the programs
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Resources
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MetroHealth's Project DAWN project is the second of its kind in Ohio.
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Learn how to receive free naloxone education and kits. Get a Naloxone kit

MetroHealth Office of Opioid Safety

The Office of Opioid Safety (OOS) offers education, tools and resources to MetroHealth providers and staff in all opioid related needs. 

Additionally, the OOS has a commitment to offering community-based education and training that includes but not limited to: community organizations, government agencies, educational systems, corporations, groups, etc.  

Our mission is to promote opioid safety throughout the MetroHealth system and in the greater community through education, advocacy and treatment through:

  • Increased access to non -opioid pain management modalities
  • Safe opioid prescribing
  • Prevention of Opioid Use Disorder
  • Addressing the stigma of Substance Use Disorders
  • Harm Reduction
  • Access to addiction treatment
Office of Opioid Safety

Meet our caring and dedicated staff.

216-778-5677  |  [email protected]

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Joan Papp, MD - Office of Opioid Safety  Medical Director

Prescription for Hope

"Prescription for Hope," a podcast from The MetroHealth System, shares the stories of some of the people working to end the crisis and bring the dawn.

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Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) 

Naloxone has been used safely by emergency medical professionals for more than 40 years and prevents opioid overdose death.

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