naloxone

Utah Woman Heralded for Naloxone Save, But State Doesn’t Fund Distribution

The man is lying on a sidewalk, experiencing an opioid overdose. You recognize the signs, and know exactly what he…

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South Carolina Bid to Increase Naloxone Access in People’s Homes

You walk out of the South Carolina sun into an air-conditioned pharmacy, ready to pick up the hydrocodone and Xanax…

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Could a Naloxone Implant Have a Major Impact on the Overdose Crisis?

Researchers in Illinois are developing a novel device to rapidly and automatically administer the opioid overdose antidote naloxone. Smaller than…

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Why Overdose Deaths Have Fallen Here—Despite More Overdoses

Roughly 66 times every single day in British Columbia, someone calls 911 for a suspected drug overdose. And 66 times…

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Six Years Ago, My Cousin Overdosed. What Could Have Saved Her Life?

This is the worst phone call of my life. It wakes me before 7 am on the Tuesday after Labor…

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Canadian Pharmacist Punished for Grassroots Naloxone Distribution

An Ontario regulatory organization for pharmacists is cracking down on a grassroots harm reductionist for his naloxone distribution efforts—even though…

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On a Mission to Show Up for Drug Users in West Virginia

In the driveway next to an old brick church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the type of building that punctuates neighborhoods…

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Why Peers Who Use Drugs Are Overdose Prevention “Heroes”

Harm reduction is increasingly being assimilated into the medical establishment. Yet some people who use drugs continue to report that…

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Canadian Pharmacist Could Face Punishment for Giving Out Naloxone

In Ontario, a Canadian province with large rural regions, one pharmacist is no longer waiting for patients to come to…

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A Visit to VOCAL, a Vital Hub of New York Harm Reduction

Four days a week, no matter the weather, people gather outside a door on 4th Avenue in Brooklyn, near the…

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