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Harm Reduction Coalition Calls for Solutions to Naloxone Price Increases

The Harm Reduction Coalition is calling upon policy makers to address the rising costs of the lifesaving medication naloxone in the fight to address opioid overdose fatalities.  Opioid overdose is the leading cause of injury related death in the United States– a significant public health threat that has taken over a hundred thousand lives in […]

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5 Minutes Is All It Takes To Identify and Reverse an Overdose

5 Minutes Is All It Takes To Identify and Reverse an Overdose

LEARN TO SAVE A LIFE IN UNDER 10 MINUTES! Harm Reduction Coalition’s Eliza Wheeler says “Access to naloxone should be low-threshold and does not require extensive instruction.” New research says: brief is effective.

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Join the Naloxone Nation!

Join the Naloxone Nation!

2013 and 2014 have been momentous years for overdose prevention advocates. Across the nation we’re successfully fighting for – and winning – expanded naloxone access.

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Training Law Enforcement to Identify Overdose and Use Naloxone

Training Law Enforcement to Identify Overdose and Use Naloxone

  TRAINING LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SAVE LIVES!  Read our latest blog post:  Training Law Enforcement to Identify Overdose and Use Naloxone

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Additional Resources

Additional Resources From Our Partner Organizations Fact sheet on Overdose Prevention using Naloxone (available in English, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and Swahili). What is Naloxone (Reach4Me Campaign)

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San Francisco’s Naloxone Superhero

San Francisco’s Naloxone Superhero

PUBLIC ART AS HARM REDUCTION! Narcania mural in Clarion Alley, San Francisco, conceived and painted by Erin Ruch and Mikey Reger—both artists with Mission Minicomix, in collaboration with the Harm Reduction Coalition’s DOPE project. People have seen this mural and come to access Naloxone kits for the first time because of it. Public art as […]

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California Comprehensive Overdose Treatment Protection Signed by Governor

GOVERNOR SIGNS COMPREHENSIVE OVERDOSE TREATMENT PROTECTION SACRAMENTO, CA — Governor Brown signed AB 635, authored by Assembly member Ammiano, to decrease overdose fatalities in California by increasing the distribution of an opioid overdose antidote, naloxone. Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, surpassing motor vehicle crash deaths.

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International Overdose Awareness Day

AUGUST 31st INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. Across the country and throughout the world the day serves to commemorate those people who lost their lives to overdose or are living with injuries after suffering from an overdose.  It is also a day dedicated to raising awareness on overdose prevention […]

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Harm Reduction Coalition Applauds Release of SAMHSA Overdose Prevention Toolkit

For Immediate Release Media contacts: Daniel Raymond, Policy Director: (212) 213-6376 x29 – raymond@harmreduction.org Dr. Sharon Stancliff, Medical Director: (212) 213-6376 x39 – stancliff@harmreduction.org Eliza Wheeler, DOPE Project Manager: (510) 444-6969 – wheeler@harmreduction.org Toolkit Launch Marks International Overdose Awareness Day In preparations to mark International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st the Office of National […]

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Take-Home Naloxone for Opioid Overdose: Exploring the Legal, Policy and Practice Landscapes

Take-Home Naloxone for Opioid Overdose: Exploring the Legal, Policy and Practice Landscapes

Originally posted by the Network for Public Health Law This webinar was held on Thursday, October 18, 2012. Listen to and watch the playback for this webinar.  View the slides here. Presenters: (Moderator) Damika Webb, J.D., Law Fellow, Center for Health Law Policy and Practice, Temple University Beasley School of Law, Caleb Banta-Green, Ph.D., M.P.H., […]

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