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...
September 15, 2022
PA Foundation Initiatives Promote Opioid Misuse Prevention Through Education
AAOA’s “Allies in Action” series continues to highlight how our partners are raising awareness and providing education to combat prescription opioid misuse and abuse. Today’s featured partner, the PA Foundation,...
July 29, 2022
Leveraging Physical Therapy as a Pain Management Treatment Option
This post is part of AAOA’s “Allies in Action” series, highlighting how our partners are working to combat prescription opioid misuse and abuse through education and awareness. Today’s featured partner,...
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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