May 20, 2019
AAOA and PA Foundation’s Pledge to Pause Initiative Encourages Future Prescribers to Commit to Educating Patients About Prescription Opioid Safety
DENVER, Colo., May 20, 2019 – Physician assistant (PA) students attending the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) 2019 Conference in Denver are joining the national Pledge to Pause effort by...
April 26, 2019
AAOA and the Missouri Pharmacy Association Announce Collaborative Effort to Engage Pharmacists Across the State
ARLINGTON, Va., April 26, 2019 — To combat the prescription opioid abuse epidemic, Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) and the Missouri Pharmacy Association announced a collaborative effort to engage pharmacists...
May 16, 2019
Every Week is Prevention Week for Family Caregivers
May 12–18 is National Prevention Week, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Every year during this time, communities and organizations across the country work together...
May 1, 2019
AAOA Joins the National Conversation at the 2019 Rx Drug Abuse Summit
Last week, Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) returned for the second consecutive year to the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit (Rx Summit) in Atlanta, Ga. The Rx Summit, which...
March 27, 2019 | by Allied Against Opioid Abuse | Mediaplanet
Prevent Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Opioids Through Education
Allied Against Opioid Abuse is working to educate the public on the rights, risks and responsibilities to help prevention the misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. Did you know that...
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....
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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
Safe storage is an essential part of reducing abuse and misuse of prescription #opioids. Learn more about what you can do to safely store your medications: https://t.co/xnlNsEeebq
In recognition of @samhsagov National Prevention Week, our partner @AAOA_Tweets sat down with John Schall from @CaregiverAction to discuss how family caregivers can prevent the misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. Read the full interview here:
Family Caregivers and Opioid Abuse Prevention | Allied Against Opioid Abuse
John Schall, CEO of Caregiver Action Network, sits down with AAOA to discuss the role that caregivers play in preventing the misuse and abuse of presc...
AAOA is working with @AAPAorg to engage and mobilize PA students at #AAPA19 to commit to pause and talk with #patients before prescribing Rx #opioids. #PledgeToPause
Learn more: https://t.co/pmQc9xXNZJ
#DYK? 53% of those who misused prescription pain relievers in 2017 obtained it from a friend or relative. Learn more and find out how to safely store and dispose of prescription opioids here: https://t.co/cZXjxeq4vE
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