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17 April @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Are you familiar with Naloxone?
Naloxone is an emergency medication that can reverse the effects of an overdose of opioids like heroin or methadone and is a lifesaving drug. Anyone can use naloxone in an emergency, you don’t need to be a doctor or medical professional.
As you may be aware, there has been a growing number of drug related deaths in Scotland for the past 7 years. Drug related deaths in Scotland are currently the worst in Europe per head and the current crisis has been deemed a public health emergency.
VSGWL and West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service (WLDAS) are working together to facilitate Naloxone training to front line staff and provide Naloxone kits to use in case of emergencies.
This is a great opportunity to help prevent drug related deaths and learn more about the work of WLDAS.