Take advantage of these tools and resources to help you save time and better serve your patients.
Tools for Providers and Prescribers
CAGE-AID - Screen for alcohol and drug problems
Aberrant Behavior Checklist (ABC) - Assess problem behaviors in developmentally-challenged patients - read more
Tools for Managing Chronic Pain Patients
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)
Colorado PDMP - website
FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education
Interagency Guidelines on Opioid Dosing for Chronic Non-cancer Pain
Useful links & handouts
Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP) - website
PROP "Cautious Evidence-Based Opioid Prescribing" - handout
The American Chronic Pain Association (for patients) - website
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) - website
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - website
Colorado Household Medication Disposal Options - Updated July 2013
Project provides drop-boxes for the collection of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Controlled substances are not accepted. Sharps are not accepted. No fee for service. King Soopers locations are available whenever stores are open. Hours are indicated for other locations.
Program provides drop-boxes for the collection of prescription and over-the-counter medications. Controlled substances are not accepted. Sharps are not accepted. No fee for service. Call for store hours.
Rx Takeaway Program
Program sells postage-paid envelopes for the disposal of prescription and over-the-counter medications. Controlled substances are not accepted. Sharps are not accepted. Fee for service. Call your local pharmacy for more information and for store hours.
Walgreens Pharmacies Statewide – $2.99 fee per envelope
King Soopers/City Market Pharmacies Statewide – $2.99 fee per envelope
Safeway Pharmacies Statewide – $3.99 fee per envelope
Rite-Aid Pharmacies Statewide – Fee unknown
Good Day Pharmacies (northern Front Range communities) – $2.99 fee per envelope
For a completed list of takeback programs closest to you, click here:
From the Literature