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FILE PHOTO: KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | The “LIVE. LONG. DC” initiative, which aims to cut opioid related deaths in Washington, D.C., in half by 2020, includes detailed procedures for the distribution of naloxone kits.

DC Police Officers to Carry Treatment for Opioid Overdoses

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) plans to distribute 76,000 kits of naloxone, a drug used to counter opioid overdoses, to police officers and community health organizations by Sept. 30. The purchase of 76,000 naloxone kits marks an increase in the city’s efforts toward overdose death prevention, as only 2,396[Read More…]

by April 2, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Drug Issue 2018

Despite Pushback, Student Drug Use Continues Chronicling the Grass-Roots Fight for Legal Pot in DC Pressure to Succeed Leads Students to Drug Abuse US Opioid Epidemic Breaks Bodies and Minds Debunking Common Drug Myths Cigarette Use Does Not Vanish With Vaporizers Reconciling Drug Use With Ethics and Religion