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Naloxone vending coming to Colorado clinics

Posted on AllSides February 24th, 2024
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FOUNTAIN, Colorado — Drug overdose deaths in America have surged in recent years with the CDC predicting more than 112,000 poisonings during the 12 months ending in June of 2023. Fentanyl is causing the worst devastation. Healthcare professionals from the CU Anschutz Medical Campus want to get the overdose reversal treatment Naloxone into the hands of the public by distributing them in vending machines. The medical school operates substance abuse treatment clinics in Arvada, Aurora, and Denver through the School of Psychiatry in a program called Addiction Research and Treatment...

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