Still not enough Naloxone Where it’s Most Needed

By: Nada Ibrahim, HealthyJoCo Volunteer

Although there has been a huge increase in Naloxone being prescribed, there has been a report stating that there is too little of it being dispensed in areas that need it most. There is also an issue with only a little amount of doctors prescribing naloxone to patients that receive high-dose opioids or those with a substance use disorder.

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/p0806-naloxone.html