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Hotline

NJPIES provides free poison consultation and drug information through its Poison Help Hotline (800-222-1222). By calling the hotline, callers reach specially trained health care professionals—nurses, pharmacists, and doctors—who can provide help with poison emergencies or answer questions ranging from drug information and medication use to breastfeeding. NJPIES' Poison Help Hotline (800-222-1222) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The Poison Help Hotline is a national number and when dialed connects the caller to the closest poison control center. All services are free and confidential.  TTD/TTY service (973-926-8008) is available for the hearing impaired.  NJPIES' specialists assist callers of all ages as well as those who speak languages other than English.

As of October 2010, NJPIES now offers additional ways of contacting NJ Poison Control Center experts - Texting In and Live Chat.

Immediate Answers
Been Exposed? Speak to a live health expert:

1. Call 1-800-222-1222

2. Explain your situation or symptoms

3. Have the name of the product and container ready or the name of the suspected source of exposure

4. Don't rely on the Internet