31 August 2017
INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY: CALLS FOR GREATER FOCUS ON PREVENTION
& HARM REDUCTION
The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is calling for a greater focus on key prevention and harm reduction initiatives on International Overdose Awareness Day today. In particular, AIVL is calling for the implementation of widespread peer distribution of the overdose reversal drug naloxone and support for supervised injecting facilities including the urgent establishment of a Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Victoria.
This media release may be read in full here.