Legal Interventions to Reduce Overdose Mortality

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Discusses the ways in which access to naloxone and other emergency treatment is often limited by laws and regulations that pre-date the overdose epidemic and provides an overview of Good Samaritan laws by state.

Changing Law from Barrier to Facilitator of Opiod Overdose Prevention

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Summarizes how encouraging the prescription and use of nalox­one and the transformation of bystanders into Good Samaritans may reduce opioid overdose deaths.