Publication date: 
Thu., Apr. 11, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

Improving Opioid Misuse Health Literacy Among Older Adults

This webinar features discussion among opioid misuse health literacy experts about effective prevention strategies, approaches, and resources that can advance an understanding and a dialogue between older patients and their healthcare providers about opioid use. Presenters include prevention leaders from SAMHSA, the National Council on Aging, United Hospital Fund, and the Johns Hopkins Geriatric Workforce Enhancement program.

Publication date: 
Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

Prevent Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Opioids Through Education

Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) joined other leading national voices to raise awareness about the importance of prescription opioid safety. AAOA, along with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Safety Council and others, contributed content to a special insert in USA Today as part of an opioid awareness issue developed by Mediaplanet. The BeMedWise Program at NeedyMeds is an AAOA National Partner.