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 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...
September 1, 2020
Encouraging Patients to Consider Alternative Pain Treatment Options
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a professional organization that represents more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to transform society...
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...
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
AAOA and @NHMAmd collaborated to create a bilingual toolkit to help educate the Hispanic community about the rights, risks and responsibilities associated with prescription opioids.
Check it out: https://t.co/nLCQ9nvK25
Congratulations to AAOA partner @APTAtweets on their 100th anniversary. We are grateful for our partnership. Read APTA's recent Q&A discussing the role of physical therapy as an alternative for pain relief to #opioids. #APTA100
Read more: #ChoosePT
Encouraging Patients to Consider Alternative Pain Treatment Options | Allied Against Opioid Abuse
AAOA interviewed Senior Practice Specialist Hadiya Green Guerrero, PT, DPT, and Senior Payment Specialist Alice Bell, PT, DPT.
#Opioid addiction and mental health are often connected. Read our interview with @MentalHealthAm's Bruce Cruser to learn about their efforts to support Virginians with mental health and addiction challenges during #COVID19:
Supporting Patients and Their Families with Mental Health and Addiction Challenges | Allied Against Opioid Abuse
AAOA interviewed Bruce Cruser, Executive Director of Mental Health America of Virginia, to learn more about the connection between mental health and ...
#DYK? Taking #opioids during pregnancy may cause a newborn baby to have withdrawal symptoms for a few days or weeks. Here are ten things women should know about Rx #opioids: https://t.co/AvrmJiN5Ir
Approximately 36% of people said they did not know they needed to dispose of leftover Rx #opioids. Learn more on how AAOA is raising awareness around safe disposal of Rx #opioids:
Survey Highlights Most Consumers Keep Unused Opioid Prescriptions for Future Use
Survey reveals additional consumer education needed around safe storage and disposal of prescription opioids
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