During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Read More

New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES)

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • Seniors
  • Women

Location

Located at UMDNJP.O. Box 1709140 Bergen Street, Suite G1600Newark, NJ 07101 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To provide treatment and the provision of information concerning poisons, drugs, and targeted health issues through telephone management, consultation, education and research.

Description

The New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES) continues to serve NJ residents through the free, 24 hour Poison Help Hotline from our new state-of-the-art center, housed at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ. NJPIES also operates the state's AIDS/STD hotline. NJPIES' staff maintains an active role in academia through publications in peer-reviewed journals, presentations at conferences, and conducting keen surveillance of poison emergency activity. The center provides professional education for students and continuing education programs for working health professionals.

The Education Department at NJPIES conducts statewide outreach and provides free poison prevention workshops, trainings, and literature. Health educators enthusiastically reach out to a variety of audiences and discuss the dangers of poisons and the importance of prevention. Through education, NJPIES' works to empower NJ residents with the information necessary to carry out poison safe practices in their workplaces, homes, and communities.

Reviews

Would you recommend New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES)?
0 reviews Write a review

Report this organization