Access to naloxone has been found to decrease overdoses by more than 10 percent. Naloxone works by rapidly reversing the effects of an opioid overdose, including respiratory depression. By carrying naloxone and learning how to administer it, you’re taking action to prevent overdose.
This is one of five facts sheets explaining 5 interventions needed to end the overdoses crisis.
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