Allied Against Opioid Abuse
Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) is a national education and awareness initiative to help prevent abuse and misuse of prescription opioids. Our goal is to contribute to solving the opioid crisis in a meaningful way by serving as a centralized information resource, providing education and creating awareness.
The opioid abuse epidemic is a complex issue, but there are things you can do to help. Learn how you can help prevent prescription opioid abuse and misuse.
Educate Your Patients:
As a trusted healthcare professional, pharmacists are well positioned to talk to patients about prescription opioid safety. Use the AAOA Pharmacy Toolkit.
Three Things You Need to Know About Prescription Opioids
New Poll Supports Greater Patient-Provider Communication Around Prescription Opioid Safety
A new AAOA-Morning Consult poll supports greater patient-provider communication in preventing the potential misuse and abuse of prescription opioids.
National Hispanic Medical Association Becomes AAOA's 20th National Partner
AAOA welcomes the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) as its 20th national partner. As part of this partnership, AAOA and NHMA will develop educational resources for Spanish-speaking audiences.
Supporting Patients and Their Families with Mental Health and Addiction Challenges
AAOA interviewed Bruce Cruser, Executive Director of Mental Health America of Virginia, to learn more about the connection between mental health and prescription opioid abuse.
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