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How to Use Naloxone in a Few Simple Steps How to Use Naloxone in a Few Simple Steps

Video by the National Institute of Drug Abuse

Naloxone Saves LivesNaloxone saves lives. This video reviews when naloxone is used, how it is administered, and the way it works.LEARN MORE ...

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How to Use Naloxone in a Few Simple Steps

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Naloxone Saves LivesNaloxone saves lives. This video reviews when naloxone is used, how it is administered, and the way it works.LEARN MORE AT:NIH ...

Can You Overdose on Sleeping Pills? Can You Overdose on Sleeping Pills?

Article from Verywell Mind by Buddy T

According to Buddy T,"Sleeping pills are depressant medications. They act upon the central nervous system to slow down the body’s ...

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1 Article-Article jplist-topic-Barbituates jplist-topic-Benzos jplist-topic-Overdose jplist-topic-prescription-pills jplist-topic-Sedative 0 319352 319352 According to Buddy T,"Sleeping pills are depressant medications. They act upon the central nervous system to slow down the body’s function. They are classified as "sedative hypnotics," and are prescribed to ease anxiety or enable sleep. The two main types of sedatives are barbiturates and benzodiazepines."This article explains the dangers of overdosing on sedatives or a combination of sedatives and other drugs such as opioids. Read the full article

Can You Overdose on Sleeping Pills?

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According to Buddy T,"Sleeping pills are depressant medications. They act upon the central nervous system to slow down the body’s function. They ...

Opioid Overdose Risk Opioid Overdose Risk

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Opioid Overdose Risk

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What You Should Do if Someone Overdoses on... What You Should Do if Someone Overdoses on...

Article from Risk & Insurance by Elisa Ludwig

"In the battle to fight the opioid epidemic, one of the newest fronts is the office. According to the CDC’s National Center for Health ...

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3 Article-Article jplist-topic-Career jplist-topic-Heroin jplist-topic-Opioids jplist-topic-Overdose jplist-topic-Work 0 319363 319363 "In the battle to fight the opioid epidemic, one of the newest fronts is the office. According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose, with the number of deaths in workplace settings on the rise."This article explains what to do if someone overdoses on opioids while at work.Read the full article

What You Should Do if Someone Overdoses on Opioids at Work

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"In the battle to fight the opioid epidemic, one of the newest fronts is the office. According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, ...

Identifying a Drug Overdose Identifying a Drug Overdose

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Identifying a Drug Overdose

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View this informative infographic from the Recovery Research Institute

Overdose Basics Overdose Basics

Article from International Overdose Awareness Day

"An overdose means having more of a drug (or combination of drugs) than your body can cope with. There are a number of signs and symptoms ...

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5 Article-Article jplist-topic-awareness jplist-topic-Heroin jplist-topic-Opioids jplist-topic-Overdose jplist-topic-Risk 0 319376 319376 "An overdose means having more of a drug (or combination of drugs) than your body can cope with. There are a number of signs and symptoms that show someone has overdosed, and these differ with the type of drug used. All drugs can cause an overdose, including prescription medication prescribed by a doctor. It is important to know the right amount and the right time to take your medication. It is also vital to know what drugs should not be mixed, and to seek help if you feel you are not in control of your drug use."This article provides basic information on different types of overdoses, and has fact sheets on various drugs.Read the full article

Overdose Basics

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"An overdose means having more of a drug (or combination of drugs) than your body can cope with. There are a number of signs and symptoms that show ...

Is An Adderall Overdose Possible? Is An Adderall Overdose Possible?

Article from Verywell Mind by Amy Morin, LCSW. Updated May 16, 2022.

Medically reviewed by Daniel B. Block, MD"Adderall (amphetamine dextroamphetamine) is a prescription drug that acts as a stimulant for your ...

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6 Article-Article jplist-topic-Adderall jplist-topic-Overdose jplist-topic-Stimulants 0 340991 340991 Medically reviewed by Daniel B. Block, MD"Adderall (amphetamine dextroamphetamine) is a prescription drug that acts as a stimulant for your central nervous system. What this means is that it increases the activity of the central nervous system and improves its function. Because of these abilities, Adderall is commonly prescribed to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as narcolepsy. Adderall is considered a schedule II controlled substance with a high potential for abuse."This article discusses Adderall misuse and the dangers of overdosing on Adderall.Read the full article

Is An Adderall Overdose Possible?

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Medically reviewed by Daniel B. Block, MD"Adderall (amphetamine dextroamphetamine) is a prescription drug that acts as a stimulant for your central ...

The Rise in Meth and Cocaine Overdose, Explained The Rise in Meth and Cocaine Overdose, Explained

Article from Vox by German Lopez. Updated January 30, 2020.

From the Vox article:"In the 1960s and ’70s, heroin was the big drug of public concern. In the 1980s, it was crack cocaine. In the 1990s ...

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7 Article-Article jplist-topic-cocaine jplist-topic-Meth jplist-topic-Overdose 0 342710 342710 From the Vox article:"In the 1960s and ’70s, heroin was the big drug of public concern. In the 1980s, it was crack cocaine. In the 1990s and early 2000s, it was meth. Over the past decade and a half, opioid painkillers, heroin, and then fentanyl became the center of America’s drug problem.It’s not clear if the next phase is here yet — opioids are still a huge problem — but the worry is stimulants will start to pick up if opioids plateau and fall."Read the full article

The Rise in Meth and Cocaine Overdose, Explained

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From the Vox article:"In the 1960s and ’70s, heroin was the big drug of public concern. In the 1980s, it was crack cocaine. In the 1990s and early ...

After Opioid Overdose, Most Young People Aren’t... After Opioid Overdose, Most Young People Aren’t...

Article from NIH Director's Blog

From the NIH Director's blog: Drug overdoses continue to take far too many lives, driven primarily by the opioid crisis (though other ...

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8 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Opioids jplist-topic-Overdose jplist-topic-Treatment 0 345371 345371 From the NIH Director's blog: Drug overdoses continue to take far too many lives, driven primarily by the opioid crisis (though other drugs, such as methamphetamine and cocaine, are also major concerns). While NIH’s Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative is taking steps to address this terrible crisis, new findings serve as another wake-up call that young people battling opioid addiction need a lot more assistance to get back on the right track.Read the full article

After Opioid Overdose, Most Young People Aren’t Getting Addiction Treatment

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From the NIH Director's blog: Drug overdoses continue to take far too many lives, driven primarily by the opioid crisis (though other drugs, such as ...

Opioid overdose should be treated like attempted... Opioid overdose should be treated like attempted...

Article from STAT by David A. Patterson Silver Wolf

David A. Patterson Silver Wolf writes,"Someone rescued from a potentially fatal opioid overdose needs that same professional reaction: an ...

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9 Article-Article jplist-topic-opioid jplist-topic-Overdose jplist-topic-suicide 0 375876 375876 David A. Patterson Silver Wolf writes,"Someone rescued from a potentially fatal opioid overdose needs that same professional reaction: an emergency hold."This article talks about overdose and the possible interventions that medical personnel could take to help prevent them from recurring. Read the full article

Opioid overdose should be treated like attempted suicide: with an emergency hold

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David A. Patterson Silver Wolf writes,"Someone rescued from a potentially fatal opioid overdose needs that same professional reaction: an emergency ...

Overdoses, Naloxone and the Georgia 911 Medical... Overdoses, Naloxone and the Georgia 911 Medical...

Article from Guide, Inc.

As specified by Guide, Inc.,"According to Georgia Overdose Prevention, the law offers “protection for people who call 911 and seek ...

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10 Article-Article jplist-topic-Drug-Overdose jplist-topic-Georgia jplist-topic-Medical-Amnesty-Law jplist-topic-Naloxone 0 375884 375884 As specified by Guide, Inc.,"According to Georgia Overdose Prevention, the law offers “protection for people who call 911 and seek medical assistance for someone experiencing a drug or alcohol-related overdose. The caller and the victim cannot be arrested, charged, or prosecuted for small amounts of drugs, alcohol, or drug paraphernalia if the evidence was obtained as a result of seeking medical assistance."This article talks about drug overdose in Georgia and the benefits of the drug Naloxone.Read the full article

Overdoses, Naloxone and the Georgia 911 Medical Amnesty Law

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As specified by Guide, Inc.,"According to Georgia Overdose Prevention, the law offers “protection for people who call 911 and seek medical ...

The Facts About Fentanyl The Facts About Fentanyl

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Drugs may contain deadly levels of fentanyl, and you wouldn’t be able to see it, taste it, or smell it. It is nearly impossible to tell ...

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The Facts About Fentanyl

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Drugs may contain deadly levels of fentanyl, and you wouldn’t be able to see it, taste it, or smell it. It is nearly impossible to tell if drugs ...

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