Comprehensive Pain Management

This comprehensive pain management website gives patients an overview of how we understand, diagnose and treat pain through the variety of options available at Duke.

Duke Pain Medicine Clinics

At Duke Health, our patient care teams work together to optimize pain management for our patients and safely prescribe opioids when needed. This work, along with our regional partnerships, helps reduce the impact of substance abuse on our community.

Patient and family education

  • Healthwise
    • Adult and peds PCA
    • Regionals
    • Epidurals
    • Ketamine
    • Lidocaine
    • Going home with an OnQ


County Health Departments

  • Durham County Department of Public Health
    • 414 East Main St, Lobby 3, Durham
    • Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5pm
  • Wake County Human Services 
    • 10 Sunnybrook Rd, Raleigh
    • Monday-Wednesday: 8:30am-7pm; Thursday-Friday: 8:30am-5pm
  • Orange County Health Department 
    • 300 W. Tryon St, Hillsborough
      • Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (except Tuesday until 6:30pm)
    • 2501 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill
      • Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (except Thursday until 6:30pm)
    • If your kit expires or you need a new one, call (919) 245-2400.
  • Granville-Vance Public Health 
    • 101 Hunt Dr, Oxford
    • 115 Charles Rollins Rd, Henderson

NC Harm Reduction Coalition 

  • Durham Needle Exchange
    • Wednesdays: Mobile Truck – call 919-370-0671
    • Fridays: 3-6pm at The Hayti (804 Old Fayetteville St)
    • Other times: Contact Jesse Bennett at 919-370-0671
  • Raleigh Syringe Exchange
    • Wednesdays: 12-4pm at 4024 Barrett Drive, Suite 101
    • Other times: Contact Nicole Reynolds or Jesse Bennett at 910-228-6090
  • Johnston County Syringe Exchange
    • Call/text for mobile delivery Tuesdays/Thursdays 910-228-6090
  • Vance County Syringe Exchange
    • Contact Loftin Wilson at 919-370-0671