Practice

Take-Home Naloxone and the Prevention of Deaths from Heroin Overdose

Citation
Strang, J. (2021). Take-Home Naloxone and the Prevention of Deaths from Heroin Overdose: Pursuing Strong Science, Fuller Understanding, Greater Impact. European Addiction Research, 1-15. Chicago

Naloxone is a drug that can reverse the effects of opioid drugs like heroin, methadone, opium, codeine, morphine and buprenorphine, and is an important aid in preventing drug-related deaths.

Overdose deaths are often witnessed and can be prevented by the people who are most likely to come into contact with someone using substances carrying naloxone kits.

This article explores 5 needs in the relation to take-home naloxone:

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