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Ohio medics fight heroin abuse with recovery brochures, follow ups

- 03/20/2015

Responders believe an informational packet with recovery resources, along with a home outreach program, will help addicts recover


Ohio medics fight heroin abuse with recovery brochures, follow ups

- 03/20/2015

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — EMS providers with the Colerain Township Fire Department are taking a different approach to treating heroin-overdose patients. The new program involves reducing ...


Rising Narcan costs may mean departments scale back

- 03/10/2015

The Associated Press CAMDEN, N.J. — Price hikes are curtailing access to a popular form of an antidote to heroin overdoses, with costs doubling in the past year and the manufacturer's ...


Ohio negotiates $6 rebate per dose of Narcan

- 03/07/2015

Norwalk Reflector, Ohio NORWALK, Ohio— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has reached an agreement with naloxone manufacturer Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ...


Medics respond to 5 heroin overdoses in 4 hours

- 02/25/2015

Police investigate possibility that Fentanyl was mixed with heroin to increase potency


Medics respond to 5 heroin overdoses in 4 hours

- 02/25/2015

EUCLID, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Heroin Task force along with Euclid Police are investigating a string of five heroin overdoses in Euclid in a matter of hours on Friday. The task force ...


Narcan costs to 'completely destroy' Kan. fire budget

- 02/23/2015

A rapid rise in heroin overdoses has caused higher demand for the drug


Narcan costs to 'completely destroy' Kan. fire budget

- 02/23/2015

WCPO NEWPORT, Ky. — The costly medication used to counteract the effects of heroin, Narcan, comes with high price tags that the Newport Fire Department says will "completely destroy" ...


Quick Take: Hands-on training to administer Narcan

- 02/20/2015

A team of instructors, led by educator and paramedic Jeff Munson, taught nearly 200 Wis. emergency medical responders, EMTs and AEMTs to recognize the signs and symptoms of a narcotics overdose ...


Naloxone rebate of $6 per dose requested by Ohio Attorney General

- 02/20/2015

By Lauren Pack Journal-News COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking a maker of the drug that counteracts the effects of heroin and opiates to give rebates to consumers ...


Trending: Narcan costs skyrocket across the U.S.

- 02/19/2015

As more public safety agencies started stocking naloxone in 2014, the cost of the drug used to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose has skyrocketed in communities across the U.S. EMS1 ...


Narcan costs skyrocket in Mass.

- 02/19/2015

NPR REVERE, Mass. — Calls to the fire department for suspected drug overdoses are increasingly common in Revere, Mass. The department responded to 16 overdose calls in a single six-day ...


Rising narcan costs impact Wis. EMS budgets

- 02/15/2015

LA CROSSE, Wis. – With demand for narcan on the rise, Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance said the cost of the drug, used to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose, has gone from $7 per bottle ...


Rising narcan costs impact Wis. EMS budgets

- 02/13/2015

The cost of the drug skyrocketed from $7 per bottle in 2014 to $98 per bottle in 2015


N.Y. medics report increase in fentanyl overdoses

- 02/13/2015

By Joseph Popiolkowski The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — Recently, a young man in his 20s from one of Erie County’s suburbs told his mother he was making a quick trip to the store. Instead, ...


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