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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2015) Perspectives on drugs: Preventing overdose deaths in Europe. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

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It is estimated that over 70 000 lives were lost to drug overdoses in Europe in the first decade of the 21st Century. Reducing drug-related deaths, therefore, remains a major challenge for public health policy. This analysis describes some of the factors that increase the risk of fatal and non-fatal overdoses and a number of interventions developed to prevent these events.

1. Analysis
2. Video
3. Facts and figures
4. Peer naloxone

[Please note this guideline has been updated https://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27399/ ]

Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Guideline
Drug Type
Opioid
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Source
Date
May 2015
Pages
6 p.
Publisher
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Corporate Creators
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication
Lisbon
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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