ADPH Position Statement on Naloxone

December 9, 2015 in ADPH Updates, Alcohol and Drugs by admin

The government recently announced a change in legislation to the way Naloxone, which reverses the effects of an opiate overdose, can be distributed. It is being declassified from a Prescription Only Medicine and is now able to be dispensed by drugs workers.

As this is such an important issue, particularly as Naxolone helps prevent deaths, ADPH has developed a position statement on this.

ADPH Position Statement on Naloxone. (Final)

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