South East Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD): Drug & Alcohol Services, located at The Langton Centre (TLC) (Surry Hills) and St George Drug and Alcohol Service (Kogarah)
1. Overdose prevention programs including naloxone supplies provided to clients of D&A Services, SESLHD
2. Education programs re: overdose prevention available for families, friends and carers, with client consent
3. Training and support to services establishing OD prevention programs using naloxone also available
Health services / providers working with opioid users (including illicit and prescription opioids)
Overdose prevention kit provided free of charge to client includes 2 x 0.4mg naloxone Minijets, and related equipment
Client training conducted as part of brief intervention (includes prescription and dispensing). Total intervention usually takes 15-20 minutes. Training of other service providers usually conducted in 2 sessions (one project meeting with management befor
Formal evaluation completed. No longer part of research project.
Quality improvement framework available for services establishing OD programs using naloxone.
A/ Prof Nick Lintzeris (Director, SESLHD D&A Services) email@example.com