Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Handing out naloxone doesn’t fix opioid crisis | Dalla Lana School of Public Health

In the midst of a national opioid crisis, take-home naloxone programs have expanded rapidly. Ontario's Minister of Health and Long Term Care Dr. Eric Hoskins recently announced that naloxone kits will be provided to fire and police departments across the province, but U of T researchers are questioning whether naloxone distribution might distance people from health-care services or worsen health inequities.

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