February 25, 2021
AAOA Marks Three Years of Collaborative Efforts to Increase Rx Opioid Safety Awareness
ARLINGTON, Va., February 25, 2021 – February marks Allied Against Opioid Abuse’s (AAOA) third year of bringing together healthcare stakeholders to increase awareness about prescription opioid safety. “AAOA’s mission of educating...
December 8, 2020
AAOA, NHMA Release Bilingual Toolkit Focused on Prescription Opioid Safety and Pain Management
Arlington, Va., December 8, 2020 – Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) and the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) released a new suite of resources to help educate the Hispanic community...
June 1, 2021
Preventing Opioid Abuse and Misuse Within the Hispanic Community
AAOA welcomes guest bloggers to share their perspectives on how to address prevention of misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. This post is the first in our “Spotlight Series” on how...
April 28, 2021
AAOA Joins the National Conversation on Opioids and Addiction As Part of the 2021 #RxSummit
Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) recently participated in and sponsored the 2021 virtual Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit. This annual event, now in its 10th year, brought together a...
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
Thank you to our partners over at @NHMAmd for helping us create patient resources in both English and Spanish. If you have questions about Rx opioids, download the AAOA-NHMA toolkit today: https://bit.ly/3wXhP6G
As a pharmacist, you can help prevent the misuse of Rx #opioids by talking to your patients. Unsure how? Learn more by reading the patient engagement guide we developed in partnership with @Commpharmacy and @StatePharmacy: https://bit.ly/3w5NYJd
Approximately 60% of people have not been told how to safely store and dispose of Rx opioids. Be sure to ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist and learn more here: https://bit.ly/3zkt4s7
When you or a loved one is taking Rx #opioids, it's important to know your rights, risks and responsibilities. Contact your healthcare professional, talk to a pharmacist and take a look at our patient guide to learn more: https://bit.ly/3fWLXtm
#DYK? The Hispanic community faces unique challenges in the fight against #opioid abuse. Read the first of our "Spotlight Series" blog posts on preventing opioid abuse and misuse within the Hispanic community:
Preventing Opioid Abuse and Misuse Within the Hispanic Community | Allied Against Opioid Abuse
This post is the first in our “Spotlight Series” on how PAs across the country are working to raise ...
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