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New Child Safety App for Androids!

Download this interactive educational app to improve the safety of your home. The app is brought to you by UNM Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Apple version soon to come.

 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.unm.emed.safehometool 


DEA Plans to List Kratom as a Schedule I Substance

Learn more at the following link:  https://www.dea.gov/divisions/hq/2016/hq083016.shtml .

View our infograph below to learn about the dangers of using Kratom.

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Summer Safety Tips

Summer is officially here, and the NMPDIC wants to remind folks how to avoid the poison hazards that are associated with the season. Click on the following links for great resources, tips and expert advice:

NMPDIC Resources

American Association of Poison Control Centers' Resources

Download BTG's Educational Snake Bite App from the Apple Store 

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Need Help With a Poisoning?

Try the new Web application by clicking on the picture below or call 1-800-222-1222.

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Are Your Family and Friends Safe?

You can feel reassured by signing up for the free The Poison Post® newsletter. This quarterly e - newsletter is filled with helpful information about how to prevent poisonings. The most recent issue includes a well written article, "The Safety of Hairspray" by NMPDIC's very own, Karen Dominguez.

Poison prevention tips are available for all ages on our Web site.

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Program Your Cell With the Poison Help Number:  1-800-222-1222!

You never know when you might find yourself in nature tangled up in poison ivy or bitten by a venomous snake.qr help lineThis is why you should always have the Poison Help number handy when you need help with a poisoning. Please scan the QR code or program your cell with this very important number.

The Poison Help number is a national line that routes each call to the nearest poison center. For example, if you dial 1-800-222-1222 from anywhere in New Mexico you will be connected to the New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center (NMPDIC).

So be prepared when seconds count. The services offered at the NMPDIC are free, confidential and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Learn more about NMPDIC 

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