Louisville jail installed a naloxone vending machine. Why it matters.

BY: - September 19, 2023

LOUISVILLE — In the two weeks after leaving jail, a person’s risk of overdosing from opioids is much higher.  That’s because of “abstinence during the period of incarceration (and) the decrease in tolerance associated with that abstinence,” according to Ben Goldman, the community health administrator for Louisville’s public health department.  So, the Metro Department of […]