U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., released this public health advisory to urge more Americans to carry a potentially lifesaving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The medication, naloxone, is already carried by many first responders, such as emergency medical technicians and police officers.
April 5, 2018