Poison Prevention Resources

HRSA shares how you can call the Poison Help line to speak with medical professionals who can give you free advice anytime.

Requests for Information & Resources

To request poison prevention information, phone stickers and magnets, please call (614) 355-0463.

When making your request:

  • Please provide a short description about how you will be using the requested materials.
  • Indicate whether you would like to request just a few for family/personal use or larger quantity for business/health fair, etc.

You can also make a request by filling out our Order Form and mailing it to:

Central Ohio Poison Center
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205


The Central Ohio Poison Center's "Train-the-Trainer" materials are available for individuals who want to learn how to "Be Poison Smart! ® Be Poison Wise! SM" and want to teach others how to do the same.

  • Professional Partner Program - provides a collaborative approach to effective, sustainable poison prevention education. Builds collaborative relationships with community based service providers through the Be Poison Smart! ® and Be Poison Wise! SM Basic Training Session (Train-the-Trainer) providing poison prevention education to those working directly with the public.

  • Basic Training Session (Train-the-Trainer) – details about the poisoning and prevention topics covered in this 3-4 hrs training session to provide in-depth information for educators, healthcare and social service provider agency staff who has the opportunity and interest to educate their clientele about issues surrounding poisonings and prevention.  Continuing Education credits are available. Call (614) 355-0443 for upcoming training times and locations.

Contact us for more information regarding the partner program and basic training session. 

Program Materials

  • Program-To-Go (PTG) – details about the COPC’s most popular educational tool kit that can be loaned from the Central Ohio Poison Center. Used by teachers, day care providers, social workers, nurses, pharmacists, doctors, 4H groups, girl/boy scout leaders, parish nurses, churches, senior centers, health departments, injury prevention coordinators, high school and college students, and everyone else who is concerned about poisonings and willing to educate the general public or their family.

  • Teaching Guidelines – outlines the natures of poisonings, shares statistics, explains why and how to approach poison prevention education and what happens when someone calls the poison emergency helpline 1-800-222-1222.

  • Activity Script – presentation pointers and lesson plans to guide your presentation(s) for the following age groups: preschool/kindergarten, elementary & middle school and for teens/caregivers/elderly.

Helping Hands

Our Helping Hands provide families with information on medicine and poison safety.