Lead Organisation

Harm Reduction Victoria

Other Organisations Involved

Agencies which have requested and hosted naloxone workshops delivered by HRV include:

  • Access Health
  • CoHealth – Innerspace & HealthWorks
  • Barwon Health
  • Dane

Participant Target Group

Opioid users and other potential overdose witnesses

Sites for Training Delivery

Needle and syringe programs, primary healthcare centres, alcohol and other drug services

Scripting and Dispensing Arrangements

Scripted and dispensed during training at no cost to participants. Harm Reduction Victoria is able to cover the cost of the scripts ($6 per script for participants with Health Care Card) due to a small grant from CREIDU/Burnet Institute. Some host agencies also contribute to the cost of the naloxone scripts for participants.

Delivered By

Harm Reduction Victoria

Training Duration

1-3 hours

Evaluation Methodology

  • Pre and post questionnaires
  • Follow up interviews
  • Data collection on reversals/script refilling

Program Contacts

Jenny Kelsall [email protected]

Jane Dicka [email protected]

More Information



Commencement Date

August 2013