heroin overdoses

Helping NJ heroin overdose victims
A pilot program, currently operating in Ocean and Monmouth counties, that calls for police officers to carry and administer the drug Narcan to heroin overdose victims has been so successful in saving lives that it's being expanded across the Garden State.
Heroin OD Antidote Gains Momentum
As deaths from heroin and powerful painkillers skyrocket nationwide, governments and clinics in New Jersey and elsewhere are working to put a drug that can reverse an opiate overdose into the hands of more paramedics, police officers and the people advocates say are the most critical group - people …