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Durham first to offer Naloxone to people released from custody

Durham Constabulary custody officers are first in the country to offer a "life-saving" drug which will temporarily overcome the effects of drug overdose to those leaving custody.

Durham first to offer Naloxone to people released from custody

Date - 4th February 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Naloxone is a drug used to fight against overdoses caused by opiates such as methadone, heroin, fentanyl and codeine. The North-East has the highest drug related deaths rate in the country. The force say its use by officers has already saved...
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