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… Read More
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This is the text of Massachusetts' Good Samaritan law.
Statement of Support
This information sheet from the Massachusetts Dept. of Health describes the need for and benefit of a Good Samaritan law in the state.
Over the past ten years opioid overdoses have increased significantly in Massachusetts. Opioids include heroin and prescription drugs such as oxycodone (oxycontin), fentanyl, hydrocodone, codeine, and methadone. In… Read More
This in an online interactive resource for visualizing the states with Good Samaritan laws.