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Take-home naloxone in Australia and beyond

Olsen, Anna; Dwyer, Robyn; Lenton, Simon

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Accumulating evidence from across the globe shows that the provision of take‐home naloxone (THN) for those (peers, friends, family and service providers) who are in contact with people at risk of opioid overdose is an effective harm reduction intervention. Evaluation studies world‐wide have recorded tens of thousands of overdose reversals by lay people administering naloxone 1, 2 and observational studies show declines in overdose mortality subsequent to the introduction of THN 3-6....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-05-09
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186451
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1111/dar.12700

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