Naloxone is used to temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Expanding the awareness and availability of this medication is a key part of the public health response to the opioid epidemic.
Public Health Reports (PHR) is the official journal of the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service. Published since 1878, PHR has been a key resource for those working in the field of public health.
Help, resources and information is available to combat the National Opioids Crisis.
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The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps is a diverse team of more than 6,500 highly qualified, public health professionals.
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The first Surgeon General’s Report on the prevention, treatment, and recovery of substance misuse and substance use disorders.
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