Reducing Fatal Opioid Overdose: Prevention, Treatment and Harm Reduction Strategies

@inproceedings{Hawk2015ReducingFO,
  title={Reducing Fatal Opioid Overdose: Prevention, Treatment and Harm Reduction Strategies
},
  author={Kathryn Hawk and Federico E Vaca and Gail D’Onofrio},
  booktitle={The Yale journal of biology and medicine},
  year={2015}
}
The opioid overdose epidemic is a major threat to the public's health, resulting in the development and implementation of a variety of strategies to reduce fatal overdose. Many strategies are focused on primary prevention and increased access to effective treatment, although the past decade has seen an exponential increase in harm reduction initiatives. To maximize identification of opportunities for intervention, initiatives focusing on prevention, access to effective treatment, and harm… CONTINUE READING
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