Partners

Links to Partner Websites

The AAPCC partners with many other organizations to address poisoning issues. Please see the following links.

AACT: The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology is not-for-profit multi-disciplinary organization uniting scientists and clinicians in the advancement of research, education, prevention and treatment of diseases caused by chemicals, drugs and toxins. www.clintox.org


ASCP: The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists empowers pharmacists to enhance quality of care for all older persons through the appropriate use of medication and the promotion of healthy aging. www.ascp.com


ASTHO: The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials represents public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, formulate and influence sound public health policy and ensure excellence in state-based public health practice. www.astho.org


The Battery Controlled: The Battery Controlled is a campaign supported by Energizer, in partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide, to alert parents and other caregivers to the hidden danger of swallowing coin lithium button batteries. thebatterycontrolled.com


CDC: The AAPCC works with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on efforts to prevent poisoning and other projects. www.cdc.gov


CSTE: CSTE is an organization of member states and territories representing public health epidemiologists. www.cste.org


Mighty Kids Media: Mighty Kids Media® is a marketing firm that believes today’s child is tomorrow’s hero. Its Danger Ranger program include poison prevention information and activities. www.mightykidsmedia.com


NACCHO: The National Association of County and City Health Officials is the national organization representing local public health departments. www.naccho.org


ONDCP: The AAPCC works with the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy on issues related to synthetic drugs. www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp


OTC Literacy: The AAPCC worked with Scholastic Books and McNeil Consumer Healthcare to develop the OTC Literacy program, which teaches students in grades five and six and their families about the safe use of over-the-counter medicines. www.scholastic.com/OTCliteracy


Poison Prevention Week Council: The AAPCC is a member of the Poison Prevention Week Council, which provides information about the events associated with National Poison Prevention Week, the steps that you can take to help prevent accidental poisonings and tips for promoting community involvement in poison prevention. www.poisonprevention.net


Safe Kids: Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children, including from poisonings. www.safekids.org


Up and Away: The AAPCC is a partner of "Up and Away and Out of Sight," an educational program that reminds families about the importance of safe medicine storage. www.upandaway.org





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