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Category: Education & Prevention
Responding to overdose is vital. Concerns from the community regarding the use of the nasal version of the overdose reversal drug and its potential to spread COVID-19 has been circulating. Please read this important notice from Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Indiana Naloxone Guidance for Public Safety from Michael Kaufmann,
During this time of COVID-19 crisis we need continued awareness that the other public health crisis, opioid use disorder, has not gone away and may potentially get worse. Because of this, the Federal Government has issued new guidelines allowing for the prescribing of opioid use disorder medication without a face-to
September 16th, San Francisco, CA – Overdose Lifeline (ODL), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities affected by the disease of addiction and substance use disorder and leading creative advertising agency, Venables Bell & Partners, have announced today the launch of #ChooseEmpathy. This new movement aims to create
Results indicate that the youth program is able to significantly increase youths’ understanding of the risks associated with prescription pain pills; the similarity between heroin and prescription pain pills; and youths’ awareness of the purpose of naloxone. Overdose Lifeline, Inc. released the findings from a study of their universal educational
Saving Lives – Harm Reduction Fifty individuals received training and free Naloxone (Opioid/Heroin anti-overdose) kits in 1/24/2016 Naloxone distribution event in South Bend,IN. Overdose Lifeline, Inc. joined Brandy Baker, Drugs Overdose Prevention Education D.O.P.E and provided training and distributing Naloxone (Narcan) Sunday, January 24 in South Bend, IN. Approximately 50 individuals
https://optin.in.gov/ INDIANAPOLIS—State health officials today unveiled a new online registry that will connect those on the front lines of the battle against addiction with entities that can dispense a life-saving antidote for opioid overdoses. The Overdose Prevention Therapy-Indiana, or optIN, registry allows nonprofits, pharmacies, local health departments, addiction treatment facilities,
All CVS Pharmacies in Indiana have a standing order to distribute Naloxone upon request from an individual. You do not need to go to your doctor for a prescription, Just go to the CVS Pharmacy and ask. However, some of the CVS stores are not yet aware of this new Naloxone policy.