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Combating the Opioid Crisis: Duluth Campus and College of Pharmacy Team-Up for Interprofessional Naloxone Training Workshop

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Alyssa Dindorf
January 24, 2020

Despite recent efforts, the opioid crisis continues to grow in our nation. A report from the National Safety Council revealed that the odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose surpass the odds of dying from a motor vehicle accident. 

In an effort to combat the growing opioid epidemic, the University of Minnesota Medical School and College of Pharmacy on the Duluth campus joined efforts to produce a Naloxone first aid response training and distribution workshop to improve professional education for the treatment of opioid overdoses.

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