June 2, 2020
AAOA Welcomes the National Hispanic Medical Association as 20th Partner
ARLINGTON, Va., June 2, 2020 – Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) announced today the addition of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) as a new partner. As an organization committed...
February 25, 2020
AAOA Celebrates Two Years of Working with Stakeholders to Help Address Prescription Opioid Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., February 25, 2020 – This month, Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) celebrates its second year of working with stakeholders across the healthcare industry to raise awareness among patients,...
July 22, 2020
Leveraging Telemedicine to Promote Safe Prescription Opioid Use
AAOA welcomes guest bloggers to share their perspectives on how to address prevention of misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. Desmond Watt, PA-C, is a virtual medical director for One...
June 5, 2020
COVID-19 Highlights Importance of Safe Storage and Disposal
With more Americans being encouraged to stay “safer at home” during the COVID-19 pandemic, they also are experiencing higher levels of stress and anxiety. Nearly half of adults report that...
March 17, 2020 | by Allied Against Opioid Abuse | Mediaplanet
Practicing Safe Storage and Disposal Can Help Prevent Prescription Opioid Misuse and Abuse
Did you know that more than half of those who misused prescription opioids in the past year obtained them from a friend or relative? Prescription opioid misuse and abuse can...
April 29, 2019 | by Brian Mastroianni | Healthline
Fueling an Epidemic: Americans Sharing Opioids with Friends and Family
It’s no secret that the opioid crisis is one of the most pressing modern public health crises hitting communities nationwide. While addiction to prescription pain medications leads to tens of...
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Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) is a national education and awareness initiative to help prevent abuse and misuse of prescription opioids #AgainstOpioidAbuse
Our recent poll developed with @MorningConsult reinforces that greater communication between patients and their healthcare providers is needed to increase the safe use of Rx #opioids. Learn more:
Poll Supports Enhanced Communication Around Prescription Opioid Safety
A new poll from Morning Consult and commissioned by Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) reinforces that greater education and communication between pat...
In the latest episode of the Vital Minds podcast, @AAPAorg’s PA Foundation, an AAOA partner, focuses on how provider education can help prevent prescription #opioid misuse. Listen here: https://t.co/N3C0AU8PiR.
Future PAs, sign the #PledgetoPause: https://t.co/h1ce21GFZK
Opioid abuse often starts at home, making it even more critical to practice safe storage of Rx medicines during #COVID19.
📺 Watch our video to learn more about the safe storage and disposal of Rx #opioids:
It is vital to talk with your provider about the rights, risks and responsibilities associated with Rx #opioids. Watch our video, "Questions to Ask Your Provider," created in partnership with @AAPAorg's PA Foundation and @ClevelandClinic: https://t.co/AwPESSZQvD
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