There are many different types of costs associated with the opioid epidemic…The biggest share of that burden is borne by families — who measure the damage not only in financial terms, but in terms of anxiety and heartache.
Opioid Crisis: Top Doctor Urges Access to Overdose Antidote – U.S. News & World Report – April 5, 2018
The nation’s chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidone naloxone to help combat the nation’s opioid crisis and save lives.
Minneapolis police want every officer to be trained by the end of the year in how to administer a medication called Narcan, which can reverse an opioid overdose.
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Did you know that a dose of Naloxone/Narcan can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose? Free access to this lifesaving drug can be found in multiple locations across the state. And thanks to Minnesota's Good Samaritan Law, those who administer Naloxone, in good faith,...