MMWR: Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Providing Naloxone to Laypersons — United States, 2014

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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Managers at 136 organizations completed the survey, reporting on the amount of naloxone distributed, overdose reversals by bystanders, and other program data for 644 sites that were providing naloxone kits to laypersons as of June 2014. From 1996 through June 2014, surveyed organizations provided naloxone kits to 152,283 laypersons and received reports of 26,463 overdose reversals. Providing opioid overdose training and naloxone kits to laypersons who might witness an opioid overdose can help reduce opioid overdose mortality.

Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: June 2015 (6 pages)

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