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Overdose reversal drugs gain support at music festivals, but not fentanyl test strips

Overdose reversal drugs gain support at music festivals, but not fentanyl test strips

A team of volunteers with an Ohio-based nonprofit handed out 2,500 doses of a nasal spray version of naloxone, an overdose reversal drug, at this year’s Bonnaroo music festival. Amy Harris/Invision via AP hide caption toggle caption Amy Harris/Invision via AP A team of volunteers with an Ohio-based nonprofit handed out 2,500 doses of a …

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The Must-Have Gear for Going Out This Summer?  Narcan!

The Must-Have Gear for Going Out This Summer? Narcan!

Last year, as she scrolled through Twitter, Morgan Godvin took a bold swing. The Portland-based editor and harm-reduction activist direct-messaged the indie rap act Atmosphere, asking to pass out the opioid overdose-reversing medication naloxone on their upcoming tour. She wasn’t necessarily expecting a response to her DM. It was a wild request. But to Godvin’s …

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