Overdose prevention

Overdose deaths are preventable.  Harm reduction offers evidence-based tools and strategies that reduce the risk of dying from a drug overdose. Almost 200 people die from an overdose every day, which equals 70,000 avoidable deaths every year.

People who use drugs can be supported with information to mitigate the risk of an overdose and to stop an overdose while it’s happening.

Part 3 of 3 - Take Home Naloxone -- The Scottish Experience

This presentation will explore the Scottish context, the preparatory steps taken to introduce the national programme, the work undertaken to date and the priorities for the coming year.

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How to Use the VA Intramuscular Naloxone Kit

This video demonstrates how to train people on how to use VA Intramuscular Naloxone Kits.

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Naloxone Nasal Spray Demonstration

Sarah Mackin, Program Manager at the Boston Public Health Commission explain the signs of someone who has taken an overdose and how to administer the naloxone nasal spray to hopefully save a life.

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Making Naloxone Work

This film looks at some of the obstacles and challenges to setting up effective naloxone distribution that were faced by Swansea Drugs Project. The film includes interviews with key staff within the project and with Chief Superintendent Mark Mathias of Swansea Police.

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NARCAN training video

This training video highlights how to administer NARCAN® Nasal Spray in the event of an opioid overdose emergency.

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How to Use NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray

This is a demonstration video on how to use NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray properly.

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Using Nasal Naloxone to Reverse Opiate Overdose

Learning how to recognize an opiate drug overdose and administer naloxone can help save someone's life. This episode shows how to use nasal naloxone. Based on the training protocol created by the Oregon Health Authority.

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Scotland's national naloxone programme - why, how & what next?

Kirsten Horsburgh is National Naloxone Coordinator at the Scottish Drugs Forum. She provides training, development and coordination for this life-saving national programme, which is fully funded and supported by the Scottish Government. Speaking at Hit Hot Topics 2013, Kirsten presented about the development of naloxone distribution in Scotland, the latest statistics, and the challenges that remain.

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Naloxone is Childs Play

This short film of simulated overdose and naloxone administration is to show how simple it can be to save a life. No one needs to die of an overdose.

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I'm the Evidence: Naloxone Works! (UK)

Video produced as a result of "Training of Peer Distribution of Naloxone and Video Advocacy", organized in Vilnius, Lithuania, September 1-5, 2014, by Eurasian Harm Reduction Network.

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