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BU Provides Input for Naloxone Toolkit

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder recently released a new toolkit created with the aim to assist law enforcement agencies across the country make better use of naloxone, a drug that helps restore breathing in people experiencing an opioid or heroin overdose. Dr. Jody Rich, professor of medicine and epidemiology and Dr. Traci Green, assistant professor (research) of emergency medicine and epidemiology of Brown University contributed directly to the development of this first responders toolkit and training.

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Read more here: https://news.brown.edu/articles/2014/10/naloxone