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Southern Regional Drugs Task Force. [Southern Regional Drugs Task Force] Be Overdose Aware. (26 Nov 2012)

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SRDTF have developed an Overdose Awareness poster, targeted at drug users, professionals and the general public for display around the region - GP surgeries, Pharmacies, Treatment Centres, Drug Projects, Clubs...and anywhere else for that matter.

The poster contains 6 different pieces of information:

1. Essential advice for the drug user - Always and Never

2. Possible signs of overdose

3. Information on the recovery position

4. QR Codes to a Free overdose app for iPhone and Android

5. Advice to call the emergency services if someone is in trouble

6. A place for local agencies to give their contact details if they offer drugs support.

Thanks to HSE Drug & Alcohol services and the regional Pharmacy Liaison Nurses for their help with this.


Item Type:News
Source:Southern Regional Drugs Task Force
Date:26 November 2012
Corporate Creators:Southern Regional Drugs Task Force
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Basic prevention categories > Targeted prevention
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention approach > Prevention through information and education

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