Naloxone for opioid overdoses
Who can take this Course?
Rehabilitation Centres, Supported Living.
About the Course
This course creates awareness of Naloxone for opioid overdoses in people who overuse it. Most Local authorities provide naloxone, mostly through drug treatment services to drug treatment service users for preventing premature deaths. All local authorities are advised to consider whether their local arrangements are effective at getting naloxone to where it is needed most. Drug services in this context are commissioned by a local authority or the NHS and other services such as the Specialist drug treatment services, Primary care drug services, Needle and syringe programmes, Pharmacy providing supervised consumption of opioid substitute medication.