Opinion: It’s a ‘Hazard’ to Discount the Proven Benefits of Naloxone
A recently published op-ed questions the public health benefits of naloxone while ignoring existing literature on its benefits as a life-saving medication.
We recently sent a letter to the editor of The Clarion Ledger newspaper in Mississippi, in response an editorial about hundreds of cough medicine bottles that were found in a landfill following a home football game at “Old Miss.” The event sparked conversation about teen medicine abuse, and in particular, teen abuse of cough medicines that contain the active ingredient, dextromethorphan (DXM).
The Clarion-Ledger ran our letter on November 30, 2012:
Letter to the Editor, by Steve Pasierb, President and CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids