The Biden-Harris Administration signed the American Rescue Plan to address our Opioid Crisis. These actions are critical, especially with the increased numbers in overdose deaths. The plan will invest $4 billion dollars to expand access to harm-reduction services to help individuals with Substance Use Disorder.
Category: Overdose Prevention
Syringe Service Programs participants are 5x more likely to enter drug treatment and 3x more likely to stop using drugs.
CHARIOT connects trained lay responders to individuals experiencing an overdose. The goal is to work in parallel with 911 to provide naloxone as quickly as possible, reduce response times and prevent fatal overdoses.
COVID-19 has changed what is required to keep us all safe and alive. Response to overdose reversal is one of those changes. We ask you to read about the decisions made by IMPD to interrupt their use of officer-administered naloxone. Chief Dan O’Donnell, MD with Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, notes
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As a result of the efforts of Overdose-Lifeline and our community partners, more and more Law Enforcement Agencies in Indiana are carrying the life-saving drug Naloxone (marketed under the trademark Narcan). In the weeks to come, the following agencies will be trained and prepared to save lives with this powerful
Posted on TheStatehouseFile.com by Kate Stancombe on 6/8/15, to see the full story click here: INDIANAPOLIS – Justin Phillips is a mother who believes she could’ve saved her son’s life if a overdose antidote had been available to her at the time of his death. “What we really need is