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CLAAD Talks with 13 ABC News about Naloxone Access

13 ABC LogoMichael C. Barnes, Executive Director of the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD), recently sat down with 13 ABC News Washington Bureau Reporter Alex Miller to discuss access to naloxone, a drug used to immediately treat the effects of an opioid overdose. While there is general support for naloxone, there is concern that it may enable further substance abuse. Mr. Barnes explained that there needs to be a distinction between simply picking up naloxone, and picking up naloxone as part of an educational program complete with essential resources. Click here to watch Ms. Miller’s full segment.

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