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Health & Wellbeing Directorate, Public Health England. [Public Health England] (2015) Take-home naloxone for opioid overdose in people who use drugs. London: Public Health England. 9 p.

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Advice for UK local authorities and local partners on promoting the wider availability of naloxone to reduce overdose deaths from heroin and similar drugs.

The UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) recommended in 2012 that take-home naloxone should be made more widely available. It is also a recommendation of the World Health Organization.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Opioid
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:Public Health England
Date:February 2015
Pages:9 p.
Publisher:Public Health England
Corporate Creators:Health & Wellbeing Directorate, Public Health England
Place of Publication:London
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Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Naloxone
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Harm reduction policy
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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