Facts and myths about overdose and take-home naloxone — EMCDDA publishes new resources
Over the past five years, more than 40 000 people have died of a drug-related overdose in the European Union and the UK; around 80% of these being linked to the use of heroin or other opioids. Yet, with effective intervention, they could have been prevented.
Preventing and reducing drug overdoses — a priority for the EMCDDA
International Overdose Awareness Day is an annual event, held on 31 August, to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. The EMCDDA marks the day by highlighting its latest figures on overdose deaths in Europe and expressing support for interventions that prevent such...