Resources


The Center for Improving Medication Management
www.theCIMM.org

National Council on Patient Information and Education
(301) 656-8565
www.talkaboutrx.org
www.BeMedWise.org — focus on over-the-counter medication safety
Medication Use Safety Training (MUST) for Seniors
www.mustforseniors.org

There are a number of organizations that provide useful tips and information about medication safety.

General Information

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
(301) 427-1364
www.ahrq.gov

American Association of Poison Control Centers
(800) 222-1222
www.aapcc.org

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
www.safemedication.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(800) 311-3435
www.cdc.gov

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
(888) 644-6226
www.nccam.nih.gov/timetotalk

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(888) INFO-FDA (1-888) 463-6332
www.fda.gov

Prescription Assistance Programs

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
(888) 477-2669
www.pparx.org

NeedyMeds
www.NeedyMeds.com

RxAssist
www.rxassist.org

TogetherRx Access
(800) 250-2839
www.TogetherRxAccess.com

 

Medications & Older Adults

AARP
(888) OUR-AARP (1-888-687-2277)
www.aarp.org/health

Medicare
(800) MEDICARE (800) 633-4227
www.medicare.gov

National Council on Aging
(202) 479.1200
www.ncoa.org

National Institute on Aging
(800) 222-2225
www.nia.nih.gov
www.nihseniorhealth.gov

Older adults who wish to find a certified senior care
(geriatric) pharmacist who can conduct a thorough
medication review can visit:

www.ccgp.org/consumer/locate.htm
http://www.ascp.com/consumers/

Medications, Children & Teens

American Academy of Pediatrics Parenting Corner
http://www.aap.org/parents.html

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration (SAMHSA) Family Guide
(800) 662-4357
www.family.samhsa.gov

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy – The Generation Rx Initiative
www.pharmacy.ohio-state.edu/outreach/generation-rx/

Partnership for a Drug Free America
http://www.drugree.org/Parent/Home

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
www.fda.gov/medsinmyhome/