More Victorians are dying each year through misuse of prescribed opioids.
Orticare's goal is to change this pattern through better access to addiction treatment.
Pharmacotherapy is recognised by the World Health Organisation as an effective treatment for opioid dependence. It can save lives, reduce crime and prevent other drug-related health problems.
Ballarat Community Health is working with our partners in general practice, pharmacy and AOD treatment services to increase the prescribing of naloxone. Anyone using any kind of opioids is...