INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY 2018

31 August 2018

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.

The full media release may be found here.