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.

Educate Yourself:
Consumer Resources

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:
Pharmacy Toolkit

As a trusted healthcare professional, pharmacists are well positioned to talk to patients about prescription opioid safety. Use the AAOA Pharmacy Toolkit.

Leveraging Physical Therapy as a Pain Management Treatment Option

Our latest “Allies in Action” post features the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and their efforts to highlight how physical therapy can be a safer, more effective tool for pain management than prescriptions opioids.

Research Affirms Importance of Older Adults Knowing About Safe Use and Disposal of Opioids

This post is the first in AAOA’s “Allies in Action” series, highlighting how our partners are working to raise awareness about the rights, risks and responsibilities associated with prescription opioids.

Three Things You Need to Know About Prescription Opioids

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