California Takes on the Opioid Crisis: Low-Cost Naloxone Plan

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On ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines,’ hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Ryan Heapy discuss California aiming to produce and distribute its own, more affordable version of Naloxone (also known as Narcan).

California’s Counterpunch

Heapy discuss California’s strategy, including using settlement funds from opioid lawsuits to offset production costs, potentially making the antidote widely available.

Naloxone: A Lifesaver

Heapy discuss how Naloxone works and highlight the thousands of lives already saved due to increased accessibility in California.

Beyond the Overdose

While Naloxone can prevent deaths, we stress the importance of long-term solutions to addiction, such as prevention programs and rehabilitation resources

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