Create a free account and download the link on the right side of page. Local Opioid Prevention and Response: A Primer for Local Health Departments serves to inform local health departments about the domestic opioid epidemic and share success stories from LHDs currently engaged in opioid-related efforts.
Prevention or reversal of opioid overdose is possible with administration of naloxone. Naloxone is available to DC residents through the DC Department of Health. Learn more at: https://opioidhealth.org/elearning/opioid-overdose-prevention-naloxone-education-2/
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Here you will find information you need to start prescribing and dispensing naloxone rescue kits, including some useful resources containing further information about this life-saving medicine. We are prescribers, pharmacists, public health workers, lawyers, and researchers working on overdose prevention and naloxone access. We compiled these resources to help health care providers educate their patients to reduce overdose risk and provide naloxone rescue kits to patients.