INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY: CALLS FOR GREATER FOCUS ON PREVENTION & HARM REDUCTION

2 September 2019

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. In particular, AIVL is calling for the implementation of widespread peer distribution of the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone and enhanced resourcing for peer-based overdose prevention programs across the country.