Reports

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network. (2014). Models of Community and Peer-Based Overdose Prevention Services: Scotland, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Estonia and Lithuania.

  • This report discusses good practices and innovations in community access to naloxone in the countries named.

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network. (2014). Overdose Prevention Services Upon Release from Prison: Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland and Romania.

  • The publication maps the existing overdose prevention services for released prisoners in the countries named.

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network. (2014). Overdose Prevention Services Upon Release from Prison: Best Practices from Scotland, Denmark, Italy and Spain.

  • This fact sheet reports on best practices for overdose services for released prisoners in the four countries named.

George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. (2014). Medicaid Reimbursement for Take-home Naloxone: A Toolkit for Advocates.

  • This toolkit is for advocates working in the US who want to advocate for Medicaid coverage for naloxone in their state.

Asian Harm Reduction Network. (2013). Overdose Prevention and Management among Opiate Users.

  • This publication provides guidance for overdose prevention, recognition, and response in Myanmar, and evaluates overdose prevention efforts there to date.

Anex. (2012). Australian Drug Policy: Lifesavers – Access to Naloxone to Reduce Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths and Morbidity.

  • The paper reviews the evidence for take-home naloxone programs, and recommends that the Australian government establish naloxone pilots to train laypeople and healthcare workers on the use of naloxone.

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network. (2012). Voice of Harm Reduction Newsletter: Overdose Edition.

  • The newsletter includes regional updates and testimonials about naloxone.

Project Orchid. (2012). In Time: Drug Overdose Management in Manipur and Nagaland.

  • Overdose incidence is high among drug users in northeast India. This report describes Project Orchid’s response to the problem.

PSI. (2012). Russia: Piloting Naloxone for OD Prevention.

  • PSI provides lessons learned from their work piloting naloxone distribution in Russia from 2008 – 2011.

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network. (2011). Voice of Harm Reduction Newsletter: Overdose Edition.

  • The newsletter includes regional updates and testimonials about naloxone.

Yunnan Harm Reduction Network. (2011). Feasibility of Providing Naloxone Treatment for Heroin Overdose by Outreach Workers.

  • The report explores the reasons for overdose in Yunnan, China, and the effectiveness of pilot naloxone treatment services.

Harm Reduction International. (2010). “Underestimated and overlooked: A global review of drug overdose and overdose prevention.” Global State of Harm Reduction.

  • HRI provides a global overview of overdose epidemiology, reviews existing programs, and discusses barriers to services.

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network. (2008). Overdose: A Major Cause of Preventable Death in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

  • This report gives an overview of the overdose situation in Latvia, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, Russia and Tajikistan.

“I want to pass on something that a drug user said when he was revived: ‘Maybe I won't be able to quit using drugs after this, but now I know that there's someone who cares about me, and that will be my motivation to live.’”

- Tuan, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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