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Aims: Assess whether the Harnessing Online Peer Education (HOPE) social media-based support group can engage patients on opioids at risk for misuse/overdose to discuss risk reduction strategies. Methods: Fifty-one patients on chronic opioid therapy and risk factors for aberrant medication-taking behaviors were randomized to a HOPE intervention or control (Facebook) group. Results: Compared to control group participants, intervention participants had almost 10 times higher posting engagement (ndoi:10.1080/10550887.2018.1557992 pmid:30614403 pmcid:PMC6551263 fatcat:fcmxoq62zndbbosq3sgnkj5zy4