naloxone

NYC Vending Machines to Distribute Free Naloxone and Other Supplies

Before the end of 2022, New York City residents should be able to access naloxone, sterile syringes and other harm…

January 6, 2022

The US Faces a Naloxone Shortage at the Worst Possible Time

Life expectancy in the United States plunged by a year and a half in 2020, the worst year-on-year change since…

July 29, 2021

The Naloxone Arms Race Is Headed Nowhere Good

In elementary school, my best friend Celina wanted to be a doctor when she grew up. She loved science, gave…

June 23, 2021

LA County to Target Naloxone Distribution to Unhoused Residents

With a rising rate of opioid-involved overdose deaths among unhoused residents, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors took action…

May 26, 2021

The FDA Approved a Supersized Naloxone Spray. Do We Need It?

On April 30, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new, high-dose naloxone nasal spray. "Kloxxado," manufactured by Hikma…

May 17, 2021

The Price of Saving a Life: Naloxone’s Cost Barrier in the US

When I walk into my local pharmacy to pick up a naloxone kit, I don’t need to present a prescription.…

April 29, 2021

Harm Reduction at Sea: Tight-Knit Fishing Communities Navigate Drugs

The setting sun shines a crown of pink light through the windows of a loud bar on the Massachusetts coast,…

April 8, 2021

Why New 12-Step Members May Avoid Carrying Naloxone

For new members of 12-step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, naloxone can still seem like a symbol of…

April 6, 2021

How a Smartphone App Could Help Communities Respond to Overdoses

A smartphone app that activates civilian emergency responders to 911 calls has the potential to save the lives of people…

February 18, 2021

How Immediate Naloxone Access Is Going 24/7 in Indiana

The state of Indiana is dedicating tens of thousands of federal dollars to making naloxone, the opioid-involved overdose reversal medication,…

February 10, 2021