Stories by Garcia Shi
Overdose is one of the most frequent causes of deaths among injecting drug users living with HIV in China. There are close links between HIV and overdose and overdose prevention programmes help to strengthen HIV programmes and prevent the spread of HIV among people who inject drugs.
Tomorrow, 31st August, is International Overdose Awareness Day where we acknowledge the lives lost to preventable overdoses and the suffering this has caused. Many people who inject drugs die from overdose simply because they have no access to the overdose prevention drug Naloxone. To change this, we need a Naloxone Revolution.