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...
February 25, 2020
AAOA Celebrates Two Years of Working with Stakeholders to Help Address Prescription Opioid Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., February 25, 2020 – This month, Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) celebrates its second year of working with stakeholders across the healthcare industry to raise awareness among patients,...
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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