Banner Good Samaritan Poison & Drug Information Center  

The Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center is a national leader in poison care and prevention. Our FREE 24-hour emergency hotline, (800) 222-1222, is staffed 365 days a year by trained experts ready to answer your questions/concerns when you need it the most.

Thousands of people have avoided a trip to the busy emergency room by calling the hotline, which has served the community for more than 30 years. Do remember to take our quick survey if you have used the hotline. Your feedback will help us better serve you!

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Contact Us

Our free (800) 222-1222 hotline is on 24/7 any day of the year. Out-of-state cell phone users please dial (602) 253-3334.

Reasons to call include:

Stings/Bites Read more about poison prevention

Medication questions Read more about poison prevention

Child poisonings Read more about poison prevention

Holiday Hazards

Electronic Cigarettes/Liquid Nicotine

There has been a three-fold increase in the use of electronic cigarettes between 2011 and 2013, showing a clear rise in use across the United States. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nicotine, which is highly addictive, can have a negative impact on adolescent brain development, which could affect cognitive function. 

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In the News

Banner Good Samaritan toxicologists and other Specialists in Poison Information regularly appear in local and national media, sharing expert opinion on poison and drug-related matters.

Latest headlines:

E-cigarettes remain unregulated despite increased poisonings Read more about poison prevention

Boy scout's rattlesnake encounter required three hospital trips Read more about poison prevention

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Poison and Drug Information Center
24-hour phone: 1-800-222-1222
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