Overdose prevention task force says suboxone coming to emergency room

Coast Reporter: In a Dec. 23 community update, the Sunshine Coast’s Overdose Prevention Task Force said hospital emergency room health-care professionals will be prescribing blister packs of the opioid replacement drug suboxone starting in 2021. “This time of year has our minds on those who are less fortunate and those who have been impacted the most by COVID-19 and the opioid crisis,” said the update.

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