North Babylon Fire Chief Recalls Being Attacked After Rescuing Man From Heroin ODThe fire chief of North Babylon, Long Island went from a savior to a victim last week, after the man he saved from a drug overdose attacked him.
Wyckoff Police Save Man Overdosing On HeroinWyckoff police used Narcan to revive a person overdosing on heroin earlier this week. It was the 11th save in Bergen County so far this year.
NYPD Officers To Carry Heroin Overdose AntidotesThousands of New York City police officers should soon be carrying emergency antidotes to help deal with the recent spike in heroin overdoses.
MTA Police To Be Armed With Heroin Overdose Antidote Under NY AG's EffortIt's expected the more than 650 MTA officers on the job across 5,000 square miles and 14 counties in New York and Connecticut will carry the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan.
Police In 2 NJ Counties Being Trained In Use Of Heroin Anti-Overdose Drug As Part Of Pilot ProgramPolice in all 32 Ocean County municipalities are now being trained to administer nasal shots of Narcan. Gov. Chris Christie announced a pilot program Wednesday.
Conn. Lawmakers Look To Combat 'Exploding' Heroin CrisisConnecticut's U.S. senators have outlined steps to combat the growing number of fatalities from heroin in the state and nationwide.
Ocean County Police Departments To Carry Heroin Overdose AntidoteNaloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan, gives emergency responders time to revive victims, even those who have stopped breathing. The antidote can be used with any drug with opioids, including prescription painkillers.
Suffolk County Police Officers Save Man From Heroin OverdoseFour Suffolk County police officers saved a man who had suffered a heroin overdose in Fort Salonga Saturday morning.