Programs are popping up all over the country to distribute naloxone, a medicine that reverses opioid drug overdose, to people who can use it to save lives. With all the different programs – some in urban areas, some in rural; some run by governments, some by nonprofits; some with large budgets and some with no budget at all – it might be difficult to sort through the information to determine what works best. To help, here is a short list of best practices that can be adapted to any program no matter its size, location, or budget.
The article addresses mobility, standing orders, peer distributors and volunteers, and flexibility.
Source: HuffingtonPost.com – May 27, 2015