Poison Control Program
Each year in Montana, there are many poison exposures reported to the Poison Help Center. In 2010, there were 21,693 poison-related calls made to the Rocky Mountain Poison Center. Poisons can occur from chemicals or medications by being ingested, absorbed through the skin or eyes, or inhaled through the nose and mouth. recognizing when a poisoning has occurred and getting help right away, as well as learning how to prevent poisonings for both children and adults are vital to staying safe from poisons.