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Banner Poison & Drug Information Center

No matter where you are in the United States, if you are having an emergency related to drugs or poisoning, you can dial (800) 222-1222 and you will be connected to the local poison and drug information center. Be sure to post the poison control number near your home phone and save it in your cell phone.

Whether it’s a scorpion sting, medication question, first aid advice or potential poisoning, the Banner Poison & Drug Information Center in Phoenix, Arizona is available 24/7.

When calling the center, you’ll speak with a nurse or poison information provider specifically trained in handling poison and drug-related emergencies. Assistance is available in more than 150 languages. The center is a Relay Friendly partner with the Arizona Commission for the deaf and hard of hearing. 

To reach us directly, please call (602) 253-3334.

When to Call

Don’t hesitate to contact your local center at (800) 222-1222 with any concerns or questions.

  • If you think someone has been poisoned
  • If someone has taken more than the appropriate dosage of a medication or an unknown medication
  • If someone has overdosed on drugs
  • If someone has been stung or bit by something you believe might be poisonous
  • If you need first aid advice
We Want to Prevent Poison Emergencies
Poison Prevention Tips
Prevention Tips

Banner Poison and Drug Information Center handles thousands of calls each year from people who have poisoning or drug-interaction questions.

We have compiled a variety of safety tips to help prevent poison emergencies involving hiking and camping, medications, the holidays and more.

For poison or drug-related emergencies, call us.

We are here, day or night, to answer your questions or concerns.

Call (800) 222-1222.