All Poisonings are Not the Same: The Rural and Urban Divide

When:  Jun 6, 2024 from 12:00 to 13:00 (CT)

Is there a rural and urban divide when it comes to poisonings and overdoses? In this session, the Missouri Poison Center will discuss the urban-rural differences in exposure to poisonous substances and drug overdoses. Additionally, they will address how all residents in the state of Missouri can use the poison center as a first-line resource for first-aid information and questions regarding household products, medication, substances of abuse, and other potential poisons. Resources and educational ideas will also be discussed so that attendees can utilize them in the communities they serve.

Target Audience: Anyone who would like to gain more information on the Poison Help line. This could include hospitals, clinicians, community workers and agencies, and policymakers.

The Missouri Poison Center’s mission is to protect Missourians from poison incidence by providing emergency assistance and expertise, preventative education, advocacy, and research.


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