naloxone

Nalmefene Is Not “Just Like Naloxone”

Opvee, an opioid-overdose antidote manufactured by Indivior that was approved in 2023, has in recent weeks been slowly rolling out…

February 23, 2024

You Can Definitely Misuse Naloxone, If You’re a Cop

Cops seem to have decided that ever since fentanyl came into the illicit drug supply, regular-strength Narcan is no longer…

February 13, 2024

More K-12 Schools Receiving Narcan, If Not the Best Education About It

As of January 6, all New York City public schools are required to carry naloxone. This was already a requirement…

January 23, 2024

White House Urges All Schools to Stock Naloxone, Be Ready to Use It

The White House is sending a letter to schools nationwide, urging them to keep naloxone on hand and train staff…

November 2, 2023

In Milwaukee, a Recovery Community Event Highlights Harm Reduction

On August 31, I spent time with people on the frontlines of the overdose crisis in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Taking the…

September 6, 2023

OTC Narcan Arrives at Pharmacies, a Stepping Stone to Broader Access

The first week of September has seen major pharmacy chains across the United States roll out the nation's first over-the-counter…

September 5, 2023

Overdose Deaths Fall in St. Louis County, But Rise in the City

St. Louis County, the most populous in Missouri, recorded a decrease in overdose deaths in 2022—the largest fall in the…

August 8, 2023

Harm Reductionists Ready for Juneteenth Actions in Milwaukee

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, harm reduction advocates are teaming up to hand out free life-saving supplies at the city’s Juneteenth parade.…

June 15, 2023

Oklahoma Rolls Out Harm Reduction Vending Machines; More Is Needed

In Oklahoma, state officials are launching a program for residents to get free naloxone and fentanyl test strips from strategically…

June 9, 2023

Indigenous Harm Reduction Group Behind Free Naloxone Mailing in WI

Any Wisconsin resident can now get free naloxone, the lifesaving opioid-overdose reversal drug, by mail. Like many others, the state…

April 12, 2023