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Opioids911-Safety Supporters / Sponsors

Opioids911-Safety provides non-commercial education on opioid analgesics and their various risks, and suggests specific actions for preventing opioid-related problems or managing opioid-related emergencies if they occur. To do this, we rely on educational grant support or funding sponsorships and, through these, we are able to provide these offerings absolutely free and without restriction to all site visitors. Supporters or sponsors are organizations manufacturing and/or marketing products or services for sale to the healthcare industry and/or consumers. They also may be institutions or agencies, public or private, with a mission of improving public health and having a special interest in opioid safety.

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Purdue Pharma L.P.

Opioids911.org is supported in part by an educational grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. With headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, Purdue is a privately held pharmaceutical company founded by physicians more than a century ago. The company has long been known for its pioneering research on persistent pain and a growing line of innovative analgesic products. Purdue also offers a number of non-prescription products, including laxatives, microbicides, and nutraceuticals. Purdue Pharma L.P. products are listed at: https://www.purduepharma.com/careers-at-purdue/what-we-offer-you/.



To inquire about participating as a supporter or sponsor, send e-mail to: Admin@Opioids911.org

Opioids911 - Partners for Opioid Safety

partners for opioid safety

Many professional and consumer organizations share our mission of helping healthcare professionals, patients, their caregivers, and the public to better manage opioid analgesic risks, while ensuring continued access to these vital medications. Opioids911-Safety partners with such organizations for purposes of mutual support to achieve more effective and widespread communication of opioid safety practices. This is a purely voluntary relationship and there are no financial or other obligations binding Opioids911 and the partnering organizations.

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American Academy of Pain Management

Founded in 1988, the American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) is the largest Pain Organization in the United States. With more than 6,000 current members, the nonprofit Academy provides credentialing of multidisciplinary pain practitioners, accreditation of facilities, networking opportunities, continuing education, and an annual clinical meeting. The goal of the AAPM is to bring together the many professionals who work with individuals in pain and to assist in the creation of quality services for those individuals. The intent of the Academy is to be inclusionary and not restrictive to any specialty.


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American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence

The American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) is a nonprofit organization for healthcare professionals founded in 1984 to enhance the quality of patient care in addiction treatment programs, both in the United States and internationally. With its focus on opioid abuse and dependence (addiction), AATOD works with federal agencies and state authorities to help achieve effective treatment policies, whether associated with the misuse of illicit opioids or those prescribed for analgesia. The Association also organizes conferences, training events, and assists in research efforts.


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American Chronic Pain Association

The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) has been helping people live fuller lives despite their pain for 30 years. The organization's goal is to provide those persons with the tools they need, in addition to what their healthcare providers offer, so that they can improve skills in the self-management of chronic pain. The ACPA mission is a) to facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain, and b) to raise awareness among the healthcare community, policy makers, and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain.


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American College of Apothecaries

The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is dedicated to the advancement of pharmacy practice. Their mission is the translation and dissemination of knowledge, research, and recent developments in pharmacy for the benefit of professional pharmacists, pharmacy students, and the public. This is achieved through the regular distribution of periodicals, development of major publications, continuing education courses, and educational conferences. Within the ACA there also is a focus on hospice programs and pain management clinics, with special educational offerings for patients, caregivers, and the public.


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American Society for Pain Management Nursing

The American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) was started in 1990 with a mission to advance best nursing practices and promote optimal nursing care for people affected by pain. This is accomplished through education, standards development, advocacy, and research. Goals of the organization include: achieving access for the public to healthcare services that provide quality pain management care; providing Society members with easy and affordable access to current best practices and evidence-based resources; and, recognizing nurses in pain management as respected, valued, integrated, and indispensable members of the healthcare team.


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National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators

Established in 1989, the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, Inc. (NADDI) is a unique, nonprofit organization that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the investigation and prevention of prescription drug abuse and diversion. NADDI also sponsors and conducts specialized training seminars and educational conferences, and has proven to be a valuable asset to law enforcement, the pharmaceutical industry, and health regulatory personnel.


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National Family Partnership - Lock Your Meds™

The National Family Partnership (NFP), formerly known as the "National Federation of Parents for Drug Free Youth," was created in 1980 by parents across America in response to the rising level of youth drug use. Nancy Reagan was founding and honorary Chair of the organization, which provides education to parents about the health risks of drug use, distributes similar materials to members of Congress, supports alternative social activities for youth, and sponsors a National Red Ribbon Campaign. The new NFP Lock Your Meds™ program focuses on keeping prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals safely locked up and away from drug abusers.


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National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association

The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NfmCPA) is a not for profit organization working to support people who have chronic pain illnesses and their families and friends by contributing to caring, professional, and community relationships. Through continuing education, networking with support groups/advocates, and affiliations with professional organizations, the members of the NfmCPA have a place to be informed, get involved, and recognize achievements in helping persons with pain. The group's mission is to build a united patient and medical community for creating a strong voice for advocacy regarding the better treatment of all persons suffering with chronic pain from fibromyalgia and overlapping conditions.


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National Fibromyalgia Association

Founded in 1997 in California, the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) is the largest nonprofit organization working to support people with fibromyalgia and related chronic pain illnesses. The NFA creates a voice for people with fibromyalgia by staging awareness events and providing encouragement and training to support groups. The organization's efforts also include patient education, legislative lobbying in support of patients with fibromyalgia, an extensive educational web site, publication of an popular international magazine, and the development of continuing medical education programs and events.


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Students for Opioid Solutions

In 2017, we recognized a critical need for pragmatic policy implementation at a local level to better curb problematic opiate usage at American educational institutions. We continue this vision in our support of harm reduction programs and campus recovery systems.


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Project Lazarus

Project Lazarus is a non-profit, innovative, community-based public health intervention to reduce overdose deaths involving prescription opioids. It includes the traditional components of epidemiologic surveillance; the implementation of a prevention program that trains both medical care providers and patients to more safely prescribe and use opioids that treat chronic pain, and the rigorous evaluation of program process and outcomes. A unique aspect of Project Lazarus is providing enrolled patients with a free kit containing the overdose rescue medication naloxone, along with training in its use.


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M.E. Cox Center.

Programs + services: assistance with ambulation, transferring, meal preparation, feeding, personal care tasks; incontinence care, administering of medication by licensed staff, intergenerational programs, information and referrals for caregivers, emotional support for clients and their caregivers, health monitoring, medical evaluation monitoring, social evaluations, first aid, daily recreation program, arts and crafts programs, pet therapy.


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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association

Since 1984 the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA) has promoted greater public and professional awareness and earlier recognition of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS, formerly called RSD). The organization's mission is to educate those afflicted with the syndrome, their families, friends, and insurance and healthcare providers on the disabling pain it causes. They also encourage individuals with CRPS to offer each other mutual support within affiliate groups. The organization also is committed to raising funds for research into the cause and cure of CRPS.


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The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy

Established in 2007, The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering collaboration among gifted and dedicated neuroscientists and physicians.Through its various publications, meetings, conferences, and collaborative research efforts, the organization serves as a catalyst for advancing innovative therapeutic developments and accelerating a cure for painful neuropathies. Additionally, the Foundation raises awareness of peripheral neuropathy through outreach programs to patients, their families, and healthcare professionals.


TNA-The Facial Pain Association
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TNA-The Facial Pain Association

The mission of The Facial Pain Association (formerly the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association or TNA, founded in 1990) is to serve as an advocate for over 30,000 patients and their families living with neuropathic facial pain, including trigeminal neuralgia, by providing information, encouraging research, and offering support. This non-profit voluntary health organization helps to support more than 65 local groups throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, and Australia, and also serves the physicians, dentists, and healthcare providers who treat patients with facial pain via relevant educational programs.


U.S. Pain Foundation
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U.S. Pain Foundation

Founded by a fellow pain sufferer, the U.S. Pain Foundation believes strongly in the importance of connecting those who share the feelings, frustrations, and daily challenges of living with pain. The organization's support groups and other hands-on programs help build a caring community through educational resources and valuable information about local, regional, and national events. The group also helps patients to navigate governmental issues and advocates to change unfair practices against people with pain. And, the group also cares about tomorrow, funding research on better options for pain management and prevention.



To participate in the "Partners for Opioid Safety" program, send an inquiry to: Admin@Opioids911.org