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Opioid overdose prevention bill introduced in New York
5 Feb 2014
Legislation that would help prevent accidental opioid overdoses and save the lives of thousands of New Yorkers by expanding access to the opioid antidote naloxone.
30 Nov 2013
This report is part of a larger study of the management of austerity by local government in England and Scotland. It is particularly concerned with impacts on disadvantaged people and places.
For prescription drug dependence treatment, buprenorphine maintenance trumps detoxification
For treating patients with prescription opioid dependence in primary care, buprenorphine maintenance therapy is superior to detoxification, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine.
Survey on Global Naloxone Access
WHO recommends increased access to naloxone for people who are likely to witness an opioid overdose. Complete this survey that will allow us to assess which is the global naloxone accessibility and training!
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