March 5, 2019
AAOA Welcomes the American Pharmacists Association as New National Partner
ARLINGTON, Va., March 5, 2019 — Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA), a national coalition convening stakeholders from across the healthcare community to combat the prescription opioid abuse epidemic, announced today...
February 13, 2019
AAOA Celebrates First Year of Working with Partners to Address the Opioid Epidemic Through Education
ARLINGTON, Va., February 13, 2019 – This month marks one year since the launch of Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA), a national initiative to help address the nation’s prescription opioid...
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...
February 13, 2019 | by B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA and Rebecca Snead, RPh, FAPhA | Drug Topics
Opinion: A New Toolkit to Fight Opioid Abuse
As the country grapples with the opioid abuse epidemic, communities are working together to have conversations, engage with partners and develop solutions to prevent the improper use of these medicines....
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...
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Survey Supports Enhanced Communication Around Patients' Rights
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