Over 100 NJ Pharmacies Giving Out Free Naloxone TuesdayPharmacies across New Jersey will give out free naloxone, the overdose reversal drug, on Tuesday.
Doggie Narcan Helps Save K-9s On The Front Lines Of The Opioid CrisisPolice officers are being trained to treat overdoses in dogs with the same drug used on humans – naloxone, or Narcan.
Librarians Learn How To Save Those Overdosing On OpioidsThe library, of all places, is fast becoming a place to save lives. Librarians and other staff members are being trained on how to revive someone who’s overdosing.
New York Lawmaker Wants State To Reimburse Schools For Opioid Antidote NarcanPutting the power of revival in public schools, that's the goal of proposed legislation unveiled Thursday on Long Island.
Town Of Oyster Bay Employees Train To Use Narcan, Prevent Opioid OverdosesOne Long Island town is taking action as the national opioid crisis worsens in their community.
Heroin And Hardcovers: Cops Say Drug Deals Went Down Inside White Plains LibraryCops are taking a carrot and stick approach to opioid addiction in Westchester County.
Dozens Of New Jersey School Nurses Sign Up For Training On Overdose Antidote NarcanThe miracle medicine that can halt an overdose was introduced to dozens of New Jersey school nurses Wednesday.
Advocates Rally Behind Bill Mandating Naloxone Training For Homeless Shelter StaffShelter residents and homeless and community advocates rallied to support a bill in the city council mandating the training.
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.