When it comes to overdose, some behaviours are more risky than others.
Overdose risk factors include:
Do mind yourself. Its always safest not to use drugs, but if you do use:
Always be ready for an overdose. Know what to do, and make sure your friends do too:
Watch this easy to follow video on how to put someone into the recovery position:
Naloxone is available in Ireland, Naloxone is used to reverse the effects of opioid drugs like heroin, morphine and methadone if someone overdoses. It only works for these types of drugs. For more information on Naloxone visit drugs.ie/naloxone