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This Drug Could Save Their Lives, But Less Than 2% Get It

January 10, 2020

Despite naloxone recommendations for people who take high-dose opioids, or who have a history of opioid problems, study…
Naloxone: Wide distribution effective in preventing deaths

August 22, 2019

Broad distribution of the opioid reversal drug naloxone is highly cost-effective in reducing fatal overdoses, according to a…
Device could automatically deliver drug to reverse opioid overdose

July 25, 2019

Purdue researchers are developing a wearable device that would automatically deliver an antidote upon detecting opioid overdose, buying…
After naloxone, when can opioid overdose patients be safely discharged from the Emergency Department? Study confirms one-hour rule

December 31, 2018

Naloxone has saved thousands of lives. But can patients be safely discharged from the Emergency Department (ED) just…
YSPH Responds to Overdose Crisis with Panel Discussion, Naloxone Training

September 11, 2018

What happened on the New Haven Green last month was not an overdose, but “a series of poisonings,”…
Opioid epidemic: More funding needed

May 2, 2018

More funding is needed to address the opioid epidemic that is projected to cost the U.S. economy $200…
Study: Narcan revived 653 opioid overdose victims in Erie County

October 5, 2017

Over a two-year period, more than 650 people who overdosed on opioids in Erie County were revived using…
FDA Naloxone App Competition 2016

November 3, 2016

In 2014, nearly two million Americans aged 12 or older either abused or were dependent on opioid painkillers,…
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