Heroin treatment drug naloxone ‘saves lives’ in WA trial

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A trial giving heroin users’ family members and friends a drug to prevent overdoses has been hailed a success, and may even reduce overall heroin use, researchers say.

The WA Peer Naloxone Project trained users and family members how to administer naloxone, which is used in emergency medicine to reverse the effects of opiates…

Source: Heroin treatment drug naloxone ‘saves lives’ in WA trial – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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