“ Reduced risks to individuals, less harm to the community,
improved chances of sustainable recovery both physically and
e...
HIGH RISK SITUATION:
TOLERANCE
• Drug related deaths account for
76% of drug related deaths in first
fortnight and 59% of ...
“I finally decided that I needed to go to rehab. I needed a spiritual fix.
My life had become a cycle of pain, living on t...
Naloxone saved my life final draft
Naloxone saved my life final draft
Naloxone saved my life final draft
Naloxone saved my life final draft
Naloxone saved my life final draft
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Naloxone saved my life final draft

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. “ Reduced risks to individuals, less harm to the community, improved chances of sustainable recovery both physically and economically. Medically supervised facilities would also positively impact on the environment....right?”
  • 2. HIGH RISK SITUATION: TOLERANCE • Drug related deaths account for 76% of drug related deaths in first fortnight and 59% of deaths in first 3 months of release. •Three to eightfold increased risk of drug related death in first two weeks, still prevalent up to first four weeks of release. • 1 out of every 200 prison releases between 18-35 (male) significantly higher for females.
  • 3. “I finally decided that I needed to go to rehab. I needed a spiritual fix. My life had become a cycle of pain, living on the street, in prison, in hospital. Round and round. I found treatment hard and it took me a while to settle in.....about 10 years or so but I kept coming back!!!! ” • OPIOID RELATED FATALITIES FOLLOWING HOSPITAL RELEASEARE ONTHE INCREASE. DOUBLETHE AMOUNT OF DEATHS FOLLOWING PRISON RELEASE. • NUMBERS OF INDIVIDUALS DON’T SUCCESSFULLY FINISHTREATMENT FIRSTTIME. • THE ‘ROADTO RECOVERY’ HAS MANY PITFALLS AND PITSTOPS.

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