Save an Addicts Life: No Prescription for Naloxone

Recently, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, signed new legislation that allows physicians to write standing orders for naloxone. As a result of the current opioid epidemic, measures have been taken to help prevent opioid overdoses in North Carolina. Naloxone is a medication that reverses of the effects of opioids. It’s available as an injection or as a nasal spray.

Dr. Jennie Byrnes explains how this new legislation will affect those with opioid addiction in North Carolina.

To learn more about opioid addiction or to schedule an appointment, contact our office today.

Live Mentally Healthy,
Dr. Jennie Byrne

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Dr. Jennie Byrne, M.D., PhD.

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