Introduction to Naloxone for People with Opioid use Disorders

Source: Veterans Health Administration

This 6 minute video shows a patient provider conversation about naloxone and how to prevent opioid overdose for people with opioid use disorders. It features a woman who has completed treatment and is on methadone as part of her treatment plan. The conversation covers the higher risks of overdose after treatment, how to recognize signs of an overdose, and the importance of having naloxone as a preventive measures. Part of a 2 video series; the second video demonstrates how to administer naloxone.

Funding Source: Veterans Health Administration