Sustaining Membership

Become an Annual Sustaining Member of the American Association of Poison Control Centers today!

Did you know that poisoning is the #1 cause of injury death in the U.S.?  AAPCC is a national, nonprofit 501(c)(3) member organization that supports the nation’s 55 poison center members in their efforts to treat and prevent exposures to a vast array of substances, including cleaning products, personal care products and cosmetics, prescriptions and over-the-counter medications, tobacco and nicotine products, alcohol, illicit drugs, pesticides, carbon monoxide, heavy metals, bites and stings, plants and mushrooms, and caffeinated beverages, among many others. Experts staff the Poison Help hotline at 1-800-222-1222, providing free, confidential, expert medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. AAPCC and poison centers also provide extensive poison prevention education.  In addition, AAPCC maintains the only poison information and surveillance database in the United States, providing real-time monitoring of unusual poisoning patterns, chemical exposures and other emerging public health hazards. Your organization’s annual unrestricted gift of $10,000 will help ensure that AAPCC can continue to provide vital support to our country’s 55 poison center members.

Click here for more information, and/or email our Vice President for National Outreach, Communications, and Membership, Krista Osterthaler at  

Looking for another way for your organization to support poison prevention?  Consider hosting a National Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest Entry Party at your place of business!  Click here for more information.

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Poison centers offer free, private, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can reach your local poison center by calling 1-800-222-1222.

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