September 20, 2018
AAOA Joins Connecticut Business and HR Leaders to Discuss Prescription Opioid Abuse Prevention in the Workplace
ROCKY HILL, Conn., September 20, 2018 — Business and human resources (HR) leaders from across Connecticut gathered in Rocky Hill today to discuss how the business community can play a role...
September 18, 2018
AAOA Launches Pharmacy Toolkit to Increase Pharmacist-Patient Engagement Around Safe Use, Storage and Disposal of Opioids
ARLINGTON, Va., September 18, 2018 — Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA), a national initiative to help prevent prescription opioid abuse and misuse through education, has created a pharmacy toolkit to...
September 20, 2018 | by Tara Anderson
Guest Post: Minnesota Employers Learn to Combat Opioid Abuse in the Workplace
Unless you have personal experience or a family member or friend struggling with prescription opioid abuse or misuse, it is easy to read news stories about the opioid abuse epidemic...
August 23, 2018 | by Allied Against Opioid Abuse
AAOA Visits the Minnesota State Fair to Bring Attention to Prescription Opioid Abuse
The Minnesota State Fair is underway in St. Paul — opening its gates to an estimated two million fairgoers over the next 10 days to take part in this annual...
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...
August 19, 2018 | by Judy Rang | The Sentinel
HR Leaders Tackle Opioid Safety
The opioid epidemic is hitting Pennsylvania hard. In 2016, an estimated 25 percent of overdose deaths involved a prescription opioid, according to a report by the DEA Philadelphia Division and...
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