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Irving

 

Texas

Activity: ACEP Marks International Overdose Awareness Day
Date: 31/08/2020
Time: 09:00 am
Location: online/virtual
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: American College of Emergency Physicians
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August 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day, and unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated treatment and recovery for many people who struggle with substance use disorder and opioid misuse. Recognizing the signs of a drug overdose and knowing what to do could save a life, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

For patients and families, it is important to recognise the signs of an opioid or other kind of drug overdose, for more information visit https://www.emergencyphysicians.org/article/substance-use-disorders/recognizing-the-risk-factors-and-signs-of-an-opioid-overdose