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naloxone
Numerous medications that are now available over-the-counter were once prescription-only, including antihistamines, nicotine replacement therapy, and certain analgesics. These nonprescription switches have benefitted public health efforts by establishing universal access, a prime example being the emergency contraceptive Plan B (levonorgestrel), a safe and effective treatment to prevent unintended pregnancy. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)...
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For people who use opioids—whether their use is intentional or accidental, and whether their substance of choice is prescribed or self-administered—overdose is always a risk. Even people with a tolerance for opioids can experience an overdose. In these life threatening situations, naloxone is essential. Without it, many people do not survive. That’s why The Voices...
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I'm Tired of Watching My Friends Die. So I'm Taking Steps to Raise Awareness. - #VoicesProject
My name is Spencer Brothers, and I recently celebrated 6 hard-earned years in recovery from drugs and alcohol.  Through relapses, hopelessness, homelessness, and involvement in the criminal justice system, I have come out the other side to find that the life that recovery has given me is beyond what I imagined was possible for me. ...
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