An opioid overdose requires immediate medical attention. Call 911 immediately if you or someone you know exhibits any of the symptoms.

“‘We need to expand programs to help people out of the cycle of addition to these drugs,’ says Adam Shadiow, executive director of the Arrowhead EMS Association which represents first responders in Northeastern Minnesota. ‘There is a tool to help first responders reverse an opioid overdose once it has occurred, but there is little help for the person that overdosed after they have been treated and released.'” Read More