FDA Launches Contest for Opioid Antidote App to Curtail Overdose Death

September 20, 2016

(ABC News) – The opioid crisis has led health officials to search for new and innovative ways to save lives, with many state officials focusing on giving more people, including first responders and community members, access to a life-saving opioid antidote called naloxone. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a competition to give opioid users a way to get access to naloxone via their phone.