Take-home naloxone (THN) to improve knowledge and attitude towards opioid overdose
Summary of the evidence
Education and naloxone distribution was found in an umbrella review of systematic reviews (Razaghizad et al., 2021, 6 SR containing 87 unique studies) effective in:
- producing long-term knowledge improvement regarding opioid overdose,
- improving participants' attitudes toward naloxone
- providing sufficient training for participants to safely manage overdoses.