(BUDA, Texas) -- Bandages, ice packs, aspirin and epinephrine have long been staples of nurse Dawn Baker's public high school medical clinic in Texas.Now, she also stocks Naloxone to treat drug overdoses -- keeping a supply by the door in case she needs to... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- A medicine used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose from drugs such as fentanyl will be available at all K-12 schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District in the coming weeks, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced on Thursday.The Los... Read More.
Pennsylvania – If you know of someone with a substance use disorder or even if you don't think you know anyone who uses narcotics, Pennsylvania officials are urging you to carry naloxone, sometimes known by its brand name Narcan.First responders have already been strongly... Read More.
Philadelphia, PA (AP) — A nonprofit group in Philadelphia is detailing plans to open the nation's first medically supervised injection site next week to combat overdose deaths, despite outrage from some neighbors.The Wednesday announcement by former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and others comes after... Read More.