naloxone

Naloxone Now Used as Evidence to Prosecute Indiana OD Victims

An Indiana county attorney and police chief are working together to prosecute people who have suffered overdoses with felonies—and to…

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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…

3 months

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…

4 months

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…

5 months

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…

6 months

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…

6 months

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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