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#Naloxone

# naloxone - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Americans urged to carry overdose antidote in effort to tackle drug deaths

The US’s chief doctor has issued his office’s first national public health advisory in 13 years.

# naloxone - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'We've had up to five doses given before someone comes around': How an anti-overdose drug is saving lives

Naloxone was rolled out across Depaul services in 2016.

# naloxone - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Calls for a heroin 'overdose antidote' to be made more available to addicts' families

Naloxone may have saved 98 lives in Northern Ireland over five years.

# naloxone - Thursday 1 September, 2016

'The whole thing took five minutes': Young woman talks about saving the life of a heroin addict

Melanie Froud has worked with homeless shelters for the past nine years, but it was only last October that she was able to save someone’s life, with a new overdose drug.

# naloxone - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

A new heroin overdose drug has saved five lives under a HSE pilot programme

Ireland has the third-highest rate of deaths from overdose in Europe.

# naloxone - Friday 20 January, 2012

Plans for new supervised drug injecting centre in Dublin

The Ana Liffey Drug Project also wants to develop a Naloxone programme and a crisis detox unit for drug users.