Pala Band of Mission Indians partners with Harm Reduction Coalition of San Diego on first Naloxone vending machine on sovereign land

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Valley News - Health
PALA – The Pala Band of Mission Indians is partnering with Harm Reduction Coalition of San Diego to install the first naloxone vending machine on sovereign land. Funded through San Diego County, the machine is located at the Pala Fire Department and will be a tool in reducing fentanyl overdoses and preventing opioid-related deaths.It is the first machine of its kind to be placed on Tribal land in the United States. With Native American tribes being amongst the most impacted by the opioid crisis, the community is coming together to collectively fight the opioid crisis. The Pala Tribe is committed to recognizing and addressing the need within the community to set an example for tribal nations across the United States. Naloxone vending machines have already been installed in various pla
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