naloxone

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

NYC Revamps Pharmacies’ Role in Preventing Overdose Deaths

New York City, like the rest of the country, is facing a historic overdose crisis driven by illicit fentanyl adulterating…

January 6, 2021

Indian Health Service’s OD-Vulnerable Patients Aren’t Getting Naloxone

The federal health agency serving federally recognized tribal members achieved its goal of reducing opioid prescriptions. But the majority of…

December 16, 2020

San Francisco Drug Users Face Soaring Deaths. Solidarity Can Sustain Us.

My stomach was churning frantically as I lay strapped to a gurney in San Francisco General Hospital that day in…

December 15, 2020

I Recently Used Naloxone to Save a Life. Limiting Access Is Unforgivable.

One moment, I was dabbing off a smudge of eyeliner in front of the bathroom mirror, just a commonplace, mundane…

November 30, 2020