The Office of Opioid Safety offers education, tools and resources to MetroHealth providers and staff in all opioid-related needs.
Additionally, the Office of Opioid Safety has a commitment to offering community-based education and training that includes but not limited to:
- Community organizations
- Government agencies
- Educational systems
- Corporations and groups
Learn more about the opioid crisis:
- Cuyahoga County Heroin Initiative
- Drug Drop Box Program (Cuyahoga County Sheriff)
- National Institute on Drug Abuse (Ohio Opioid Summary)
- Start Talking
- Take Charge Ohio
- The Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium
If your organization is interested in opioid safety training, please fill out our form and we will get back to you with more information.
A twelve-week curriculum, each two-hours, to include structured educational sessions; ongoing technical assistance (TA) delivered through our board-certified emergency and addiction medicine experts, and licensed support staff. Event is free. Registration is required.
Learning Community Session Objectives:
- Identify how to incorporate Peer Support into the ED setting
- Evaluate for Buprenorphine induction or harm reduction strategies based on patient needs
- Recognize the symptoms of opioid use disorder in complex ED patients
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