October 30, 2018
AAOA Expands Coalition by Adding National and Local Partners
ARLINGTON, Va., October 30, 2018 — Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA), a national coalition working to convene leaders across public health and healthcare and increase awareness around the rights, risks...
October 25, 2018
AAOA Encourages Consumers to Safely Dispose of Opioid Medicines on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
ARLINGTON, Va. October 25, 2018 – In support of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)-hosted National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 27, Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) is reminding...
November 8, 2018
Pharmacists in Action: Educating Patients About Prescription Opioids
Pharmacists across the country are working to educate patients about the rights, risks and responsibilities associated with prescription opioids. Katie Bass at San Joaquin Drug, a community pharmacy located in...
October 1, 2018 | by Allied Against Opioid Abuse
Engaging Ohio Business Leaders on Prescription Opioid Safety Efforts
AAOA is committed to working with the public health, healthcare, higher education and business communities to raise awareness about the rights, risks and responsibilities associated with prescription opioids. Over the...
October 8, 2018 | by George M. Book, Jr. | Penn Live
Here’s How the Business Community Can Fight Opioid Abuse
Earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf accurately described Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic as a “state of emergency.” The current addiction crisis requires all of us to respond with urgent, effective, coordinated...
September 3, 2018 | by Shawn M. Lang | Hartford Business Journal
Business Community Can Play Key Role Preventing Prescription Opioid Abuse
Connecticut’s opioid statistics aren’t pretty. Residents are more likely to die from an overdose, whether from illicit opioids or prescription opioids, than an automobile accident. Medicines that are valuable in...
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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
To safely dispose of prescription #opioids, follow our tips to stay #AgainstOpioidAbuse. Learn more: https://t.co/EVcO7Jmuna
According to a @MorningConsult survey nearly 60% of people say their #healthcare provider or #pharmacist has not talked to them about safe storage and disposal of Rx #opioids. Learn how AAOA is encouraging better communication:
Survey Supports Enhanced Communication Around Patients' Rights
Check out our new blog post by pharmacist Katie Bass on the important role pharmacists play in addressing the #opioidcrisis and how she uses the AAOA Pharmacy Toolkit to educate patients:
Pharmacists in Action: Educating Patients About Prescription Opioids | Allied Against Opioid Abuse
Pharmacists across the country are working to educate patients about the rights, risks and responsibilities associated with prescription opioids.
It is important to remember that consumers have rights, risks and responsibilities when it comes to pain treatment options. Learn how you can be an active, engaged and informed consumer: https://t.co/qPg52l0Ta1
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