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Safer Using Series – Overdose

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This resource is part of the Safer Using Series and provides information about different drug overdose and naloxone, including contacts for further support.

The Safer Using Series is the NSP Handbook’s companion resource. This is a set of brochures on topics such as injecting, hepatitis C, keeping healthy, and drug use and the law.

An overdose (oD) means having too much of a drug, or a combination of drugs for your body to cope with. An overdose presentation will be different depending on the drug used involved.

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Information Flyer/Brochure

This is an A5 flyer designed for naloxone providers. It promotes where naloxone is available and can be distributed by services that provide naloxone.

Poster

This is an A3 poster designed for naloxone providers. It promotes where naloxone is available and can be distributed by services that provide naloxone.

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet has been developed to support the community to know the signs of an overdose and to appropriately respond to an overdose in which stimulants are involved. 

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet has been developed to support the community to know the signs of an overdose and to appropriately respond to an overdose in which opioids are involved.