The HS/HSL welcomes the Maryland Poison Center of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy as a support to the National Library of Medicine’s Pick your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions exhibit. Stop by the table in the Weise Gallery to pick up information about the Center and poison prevention.
The Maryland Poison Center is part of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and is located on campus. The Center staffs a 24-hour helpline for Marylanders with questions about overdoses and poisonings; since its founding in 1972 the center has answered more than 2.2 million calls. The Maryland Poison Center also educates the public and health professionals about poison prevention through a variety of methods including classes, training, and publications. To learn more about the center check out their website.