CommonHealth: Mass. A National Leader In Overdose Prevention

In our weekly CommonHealth segment we discuss a new move to make a drug overdose antidote more available. Some say it will save lives, but others worry it will promote bad behavior.

Co-authors of “Prevention of Fatal Opioid Overdose,” a viewpoint piece that recently appeared in the Journal of the Medical American Association, join Radio Boston to suggest what individuals, doctors, and the government can do.



Here’s a basic how-to on administering the opioid overdose antidote, naxolone:

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