Peer naloxone education Acacia Prison follow-up interviews

  • Research program: Harm reduction policy and strategies
  • Project status: Current
  • Start date: February 2016
  • Expected end date: June 2019
  • Completion date:
  • Funded by: Mental Health Commission
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This research project involves follow-up interviews with participants of the project following their exit from prison when:

1. Their Naloxone dose has been used in an overdose situation and they are seeking a replacement dose;

2. They contact the research team for a follow-up interview after experiencing or witnessing an overdose situation, where Naloxone may or may not have been used; and

3. A time period of 3 and 6 months has elapsed after their attendance at the Naloxone Peer Education Program in Acacia Prison.

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location

Olsen, A., Dwyer, R. and Lenton, S. (2018). Editorial: Take-home naloxone in Australia and beyond. Drug and Alcohol Review, 37, (4), pp. 437-439. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12700 [RJ1411] View web page