The spray cutting drug deaths in Norwich

The pioneering Norwich project aiming to radically reduce drug-related deaths.

The spray cutting drug deaths in Norwich
A police officer carrying Naloxone on his belt. Photo: Norfolk Constabulary

Good morning from The Seeker!

One of my goals in life (and as editor) is to try and help the next generation of journalists.

Our story today started when I took a group of UEA students I teach to a Norfolk County Council meeting last year.

There in passing was a brief reference to how police were using a spray called Naloxone to try and save the lives of drug users who had overdosed.

It seemed like a good story - and one student journalist, Aimee Dexter, decided to find out more.

This is what she found.

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