Collaborative Effort Launches to Reduce Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Wm. Ray Bullman, Executive Vice President, and Deborah E. Davidson, Senior Director, Member Relations and Special Projects, of the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE), discussed Allied Against Opioid Abuse and NCPIE’s collaborative efforts to reduce opioid abuse and misuse in the April 2018 issue of Pharmacy Today.

Certainly there’s no lack of information on opioid abuse and misuse, but finding educational resources all in one place can be difficult. Enter a new national education and awareness initiative, Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA), which brings together a group of stakeholders to engage health care providers, including pharmacists, and the public in education about prescription opioids.

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