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The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services continues to take action to help prevent prescription drug overdose in Nebraska. The department has developed a new opioid prescribing resource for providers.

"Although opioids can be a useful option for pain management, inappropriate use can result in significant harms," said Dr. Tom Williams, former Chief Medical Officer and Director of Public Health for DHHS. "This guidance document will assist in making clinical decisions easier and provide effective options to treat pain while ensuring patient safety."​

For educational videos and continuing education assessments regarding Pain Management please refer to the Clinician Continuing Education page.



 Davidson Wissing
Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator
Phone Number
(402) 471-0835
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026