Distribution of naloxone through community pharmacies in new york city

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: ARYA, Vibhuti (St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences)
  • Co-author(s): Vibhuti Arya
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Opioid overdose deaths have increased dramatically in New York City (NYC) and the US at large since 2010-2014. Naloxone, a safe and effective antidote for opioid overdose, has traditionally been distributed via drug treatment and syringe exchange programs, and community organizations. Among the most trusted and accessible professionals,..

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