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Study on the Impact of Overdose Education and Naloxone distribution in Massachusetts

This study published in BMJ looks at the impact of state-supported overdose education and nasal naloxone distribution (OEND) programs on rates of opioid-related death from overdose and acute care utilization in Massachusetts.  It finds that opioid overdose death rates were reduced in communities where OEND was implemented.

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Academic Journal Article
Massachusetts