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Preventing heroin deaths with take-home naloxone

New report from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction provides a comprehensive view on the importance of the overdose reversal drug naloxone

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Doctors mobilise for UN special session on drugs

Originally, the next UN special session on drugs was not scheduled until 2019 but a number of countries, particularly from Central and South America, have lobbied for it to be brought forward three years because they want to see a change in the way the drug problem is tackled globally.

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Deaths involving heroin up by two thirds in two years

Heroin use in the UK has been steadily declining over recent years, so to lose more people to this drug is doubly sad. It is to be hoped that the take-up of naloxone has a significant impact and there is a distinct improvement in next year’s figures.

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Preventing drug overdoses

This is the sixth in a blog series based on the findings of the 2015  annual European Drugs Report published by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. In it,

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Drugs in Prison

Although it is obvious that the main reason that such large quantities of drugs get into prison is to feed the demand of the many dependent drug users inside, it has long been a significant concern that as many as one in five heroin users took the drug for the first time in custody.

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How drug treatment is following drug dealing onto the internet

The internet has revolutionised the way that drugs are created and sold. There is an increasing number of online drug dealing sites and now treatment is getting in on the online act with a proliferation of computer assisted therapies.

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How a new smartphone app can save lives

Naloxone training app I am writing this post to celebrate the launch of the new @UTurntraining smartphone app which is dedicated to preventing deaths caused

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Naloxone: How a take-away can save your life

Drug-related deaths are on the increase in Britain; 2,182 in 2009, the last year for which figures are available , despite the fact that they

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