Prescribe Safe resources for professionals

As a healthcare provider, you play a key role in Prescribe Safe, a Monterey County initiative to reduce medication misuse while promoting effective pain management. Review these valuable resources to guide your care of patients who have pain or take opioid drugs:

Patient handouts

Download resources to share with your patients about prescription medication safety and misuse:

Find more patient-focused information about prescription medication safety, including drug abuse treatment options and safe medication disposal sites.

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Reach out to learn how Prescribe Safe can support your role in reducing medication misuse in Monterey County.

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Hotlines for provider support

Get expert advice when you need it from:

  • California Substance Abuse Hotline, (844) 326-2626
    This free, 24/7 teleconsultation service for California clinicians is staffed by experienced physicians and pharmacists who can answer confidential questions about substance use evaluation and management
  • Substance Use Warmline, (855) 300-3595
    Consultation is available Monday through Friday, between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m., from addiction medicine-certified physicians, clinical pharmacists, and nurses with expertise in pharmacotherapy options for opioid use

California Poison Control, 1-800-222-1222
Offers help with identification of opioid withdrawal, treatment guidelines, and more