Working with Wisconsin Pharmacists to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Allied Against Opioid Abuse spoke with the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin recently to discuss how the organization is collaborating with pharmacists and partners statewide to improve patient care through the naloxone statewide standing order and academic detailing.

In the interview, PSW staff remarked “Pharmacists are a patient’s most accessible healthcare professional and are able to counsel patients about safe opioid use, storage and disposal. The AAOA Pharmacy Toolkit is a great resource to assist the pharmacists in facilitating conversations with patients and caregivers.”

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Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA), a national education and awareness initiative to help combat the nation’s opioid epidemic.  NASPA, along with many other key healthcare community stakeholders joined AAOA to educate about the rights, risks and responsibilities associated with prescription opioids.

Related: Allied Against Opioid Abuse Launches Pharmacy Toolkit

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