Nigel Brunsdon from Injecting Advice gives us the top ten reasons to distribute naloxone including: it’s a conversation starter, engagement tool for treatment and saves money.
“Naloxone is the opiate antagonist that can prevent overdose. In the US its use is increasing and within the UK there are national programmes in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland to distribute it, but not in England, in England it’s left up to local areas to decide if they should distribute it. So, I thought it was time for a top ‘ten reasons to distribute take home naloxone’ article.”
You can read the full article here.