Overdose Prevention

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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Reviewed: October 2020

This website provides information on preventing opioid overdose deaths. Specifically, it offers information and resources intended to help:

  • Improve opioid prescribing 
  • Prevent and treat opioid use disorder
  • Reverse overdoses

It also explains how to recognize an overdose.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. (n.d.). Overdose prevention. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/prevention/index.html