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How to administer Narcan

- 08/31/2015

Learn how to use Narcan to revive an overdose patient who is not breathing.

Law enforcement officers as medical first responders can save lives

- 08/28/2015

For many medical and trauma emergencies, law enforcement personnel are the true first responders, arriving on scene before EMS providers. Although the law enforcement skill set is highly specialized ...

Del. attorney general asks for rebate on Narcan

- 08/27/2015

The company that produces the heroin-fighting medication raised the prices by almost half last year

Del. attorney general asks for rebate on Narcan

- 08/27/2015

By Evan Koslof WBOC OCEAN VIEW, Del. — Naloxone, the heroin fighting drug known as Narcan, can save lives, according to Ocean View Police Chief Ken McLaughlin. And he said 2015 has ...

Medics revive former attorney after heroin overdose

- 08/25/2015

By Liz Zemba Tribune-Review GREENSBURG, Pa. — A former Fayette County attorney who avoided jail but surrendered his law license when he was caught delivering heroin to a client at the ...

How a Mass. police dept. is winning the opiate overdose battle

- 08/24/2015

By Cole Zercoe In 2009, a young resident of Quincy, (Mass.) overdosed in his mother's home. It was the result of a tragic downward spiral that began with a dependency on prescription pain ...

Mass. police revive overdose victim with Narcan

- 08/04/2015

By Terry Date The Eagle-Tribune ANDOVER, Mass. — Police revived a 21-year-old man believed to be overdosing on heroin Sunday at Flint Circle. Police administered Narcan to the man, ...

Fla. medics: Heroin crisis out of control

- 08/03/2015

Suspected overdose calls increased 106 percent from 339 in 2013 to 700 in 2014, and another 31 percent to 918 through July

Fla. medics: Heroin crisis out of control

- 08/03/2015

By Kate Irby The Bradenton Herald MANATEE, Fla. — The 38-year-old man was sitting on the floor of a bathroom stall in the Manatee County Department of Health. A needle had already been ...

What first responders and lay people need to know about naloxone kits

- 07/23/2015

When Adam Sutherland got out of bed one night to check on his 21-year-old son, Kyle, he had good reason to be concerned. Kyle, a heroin addict several weeks out of rehab, had been showing ...

Inside EMS Podcast: Behind the scenes of a heroin addict

- 07/10/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss research from the CDC that ...

CDC: Why heroin use is on the rise

- 07/08/2015

WASHINGTON — Heroin use has increased across the United States among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels, according to Vital Signs a report from the Centers for Disease ...

Colo. police to begin carrying Narcan

- 06/27/2015

By Mitchell Byars Daily Camera BOULDER, Colo. — The Boulder Police Department has become the first in the state to begin carrying naloxone, a drug used by emergency responders to reverse ...

News crew saves life of heroin overdose victim

- 06/25/2015

Just before the filming of a news segment, a WPXI photographer began CPR on a man he noticed slumped over in a vehicle; responding paramedics revived the man with Narcan

Video: News crew saves life of heroin overdose victim

- 06/25/2015

The Associated Press WASHINGTON, Pa. — Police are crediting a Pittsburgh TV news crew with saving the life of an overdose victim by calling 911 and performing CPR on him before emergency ...

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