Fear of Arrest Stops Some Needed Calls to 911 After Opioid Overdose Is Administered

Newswise imageFear of being arrested still undercuts an Indiana law that shields anyone who administers naloxone from criminal charges, according to a survey conducted by two researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Naloxone is a lifesaving emergency antidote for opioid overdose.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/678086/?sc=c125

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