Bill To Require Overdose Antidote Narcan In Schools Is Advancing In N.J.A push is on to put a life-saving drug in all New Jersey schools.
Police: Long Island Man Crashes Pickup Truck After Overdosing Behind The WheelA Long Island man had to be revived after authorities said he overdosed behind the wheel and crashed his pickup truck.
'Better Safe Than Sorry:' Bergen County High School Trains Staff To Use Opioid Antidote NarcanAn overdose has not been reported at Northern Highlands Regional High School, but the opioid epidemic is so real, school districts are taking extra precautions.
‘It’s Sad, But It’s Part Of Our Culture,’ Ocean County School Nurses Trained To Use NarcanOn Thursday, nurses at Ocean County schools were being taught to use Narcan spray -- the antidote to combat a heroin overdose even if a victim isn't breathing.
Facebook Commenters Slam Staten Island Pharmacy For Distributing Lifesaving Heroin AntidoteThere has been a surprising backlash against the effort to make a life-saving drug more widely available.
Town Of Hempstead To Distribute Narcan Overdose Reversal Drug To Emergency RespondersThe Hempstead town supervisor has approved training and handing out Narcan overdose reversal kits to emergency responders.
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.
Overdose-Reversal Drug Narcan Now Available Over The Counter At Duane Reade, WalgreensHundreds of Duane Reade and Walgreen Co. pharmacies will begin giving out a heroin antidote without a prescription across New York state.
Cops: LI Man On Drugs Passes Out Behind Wheel, Revived With NarcanA Long Island man under the influence of drugs was arrested after he became unconscious while behind the wheel, police said.
NYC Making Overdose-Reversal Drug Available Without PrescriptionHealth Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett announced Monday she has issued an order making naloxone, or Narcan, available at most Rite Aid pharmacies in the city and many independent drug stores for about $50.
New York Approves Use Of Heroin-Overdose Antidote At SchoolsAs part of the new state budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature approved the use of the medicine, also known as naloxone, that reverses the effects of an overdose.
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.