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# naloxone - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Lynn Ruane: The overdose drug Naloxone can save lives so let's remove the barriers to accessing it
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Lynn Ruane: The overdose drug Naloxone can save lives so let's remove the barriers to accessing it

Apr 14th 2019, 8:30 PM 22,965 Views 44 Comments

There are more deaths in Ireland as a result of overdose than road traffic accidents and many of these deaths are preventable, writes senator Lynn Ruane.

# naloxone - Friday 31 August, 2018

HSE offers training in treatment that can reverse drug overdoses
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HSE offers training in treatment that can reverse drug overdoses

Aug 31st 2018, 8:25 AM 10,137 Views 29 Comments

“Every use of Naloxone is potentially a life saved,” the HSE said.

# naloxone - Thursday 5 April, 2018

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

Apr 5th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,025 Views 44 Comments

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

Feb 18th 2018, 4:00 PM 28,403 Views 23 Comments

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
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# Drugs

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

Jul 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,478 Views 19 Comments

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

Sep 1st 2016, 6:05 AM 19,101 Views 38 Comments

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
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# Naloxone

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

Aug 31st 2016, 2:57 PM 10,201 Views 47 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

Plans for new supervised drug injecting centre in Dublin

Jan 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,146 Views 73 Comments

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