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Real-world data of high-dose naloxone administration by law enforcement officers found no added benefit to opioid overdose patients
Dr. Jerry Snow shares xylazine pharmacology, treatment tips and high-dose naloxone implications
Portland’s Crisis & Sobering Center falls victim to city, county conflicts, funding competition and debate on behavioral health priorities
Study found the 8-milligram naloxone spray did not provide added benefit but did cause vomiting, more side effects
The medical director for the Middletown Division of Fire stated the paramedics “breached the standard of care and the breach caused” the death
Coroner’s staff arrived after the Springfield Township paramedics left the scene and found the woman trying to breathe
MATTERS has installed 13 machines so far an plans to install 15 more
Officials identify several reasons for patient surge in Oahu emergency departments
Over $40M was given to cities, towns but only 5% was spent at the end of the fiscal year
Starting on Feb. 5, firefighters as well as a new team of first responders will be able to provide overdose victims in Portland with immediate access to buprenorphine and follow-up recovery services
Show off your expertise at assessing and treating narcotics overdose
A surge in fentanyl deaths has become a top legislative issue in both states to
Portland saw a record number of fatalities in the homeless population due to drug overdoses