Mansfield News Journal
MANSFIELD, Ohio — Mansfield firefighters used Narcan to revive a woman who overdosed on heroin Thursday afternoon.
Dispatchers initially sent police and rescue ...
LUCAS COUNTY, Ohio — As the number of deaths from heroin and prescription drugs escalates in Lucas County and across Ohio, state officials have made ...
By Kirstin Kennedy
Beaver County Times
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — A city man is facing charges after he interfered with and attempted to videotape emergency crews while they were resuscitating ...
NEW YORK — Starting July 1, all fire engines and ambulances will be equipped with intranasal Naloxone, with more than 2,000 firefighters and EMS capable of administering the heroin ...
By Karen Florin
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The area's first responder community is scrambling to put procedures in place now that emergency medical technicians are authorized to ...
By K.C. Myers
Cape Cod Times
HYANNIS, Mass. — More than two months after Gov. Deval Patrick declared opiate addiction a public health emergency and authorized police to carry the lifesaving ...
In response to a growing number of EMTS and other public safety workers carrying naloxone in response to an alarming rise in opiate use, Iron Duck released a Naloxone Kit, specifically designed ...
Opioid abuse is a major international health problem that is worsening each year, causing increased 911 call volume for opioid induced respiratory depression, altered levels of consciousness ...
Brad Flannery, a firefighter and paramedic at Weymouth Fire Department in Mass., discusses the experience of using the drug to revive heroine overdose victims.
By Jessica Reynolds
The Daily Star
ONEONTA, N.Y. — Concerned law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians and several former drug users met at FoxCare Center in Oneonta on ...
The Associated Press
By Lauran Neergaard and Mary Clare Jalonick
WASHINGTON — Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or ...
The Buffalo News
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo firefighters believe they have the exclusive right to administer Narcan, a lifesaving antidote to forestall the effects of heroin and prescription ...
The guy who gave me my most recent haircut is dead. He died in his sleep, a peaceful death no doubt, floating away on a narcotic high, no regrets, no fear, just oblivion. Kind of like how he ...
LONG BEACH, N.Y. — The Long Beach Fire Department will participate in a new state program to train emergency medical technicians to administer drugs designed to counter the effects ...
The Associated Press
CAMDEN, N.J. — As deaths from heroin and powerful painkillers skyrocket nationwide, governments and clinics are working to put a drug that can reverse an opiate ...
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