The city is in denial about the opioid crisis – here’s how to fix it

The city is in denial about the opioid crisis – here's how to fix it
This Year, All Md. Schools Legally Required To Stock Anti-Overdose Drug
This person would ensure that the city's Overdose Action Plan is implemented in a manner that is both responsive and nimble. The existing plan is merely an outline; overdose prevention activities need to be coordinated in order for them to be most

The first program to provide a no cost, or a lower cost of naloxone will be available at pharmacies across all of New York State. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday, that New York will be the first in the nation to provide this service starting,

The city is in denial about the opioid crisis – here's how to fix it

Gov. Andrew announced co-payment assistance for purchasing naloxone at pharmacies across New York State beginning Aug. 9. Gov. Andrew announced co-payment assistance for purchasing naloxone at pharmacies across New York State beginning Aug. . Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York announced Monday a program to provide no-cost or lower-cost naloxone at pharmacies across the state. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York announced Monday a program to provide no-cost or lower-cost naloxone at

Naloxone will be available at little or no cost beginning Wednesday in New York state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls it a "first-in-the-nation" program to try to save lives from the opioid and heroin epidemic. Advertisement – Content Continues Below. People …
The New York Department of Health just launched a new copay program that lets New Yorkers get naloxone, an opioid overdose drug, virtually free, and without a prescription, at their local pharmacies. Naloxone—also known by its brand name, Narcan—is. Capt. Chuck Doss of the Boone County Fire District demonstrates how to apply Naloxone to someone that is having an opioid overdose. Naloxone is used to treat people overdosing from opioids by blocking the receptors in the spine. Kelsey Walling/

A naloxone nasal injector is demonstrated during a February 2016 news conference at the Oakley Kroger Marketplace store in Cincinnati. The event announced the supermarket chain's decision to offer the opioid overdose reversal medicine without a. First-in-the-Nation Program Offers Co-Payment Assistance For Medicine to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Beginning August 9, 2017. Print Email. Photo by: Vnukko. Albany, NY – August 8, 2017 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a first-in-the-nation

Starting this fall, Maryland public schools will be required to stock doses of the anti-overdose drug Naloxone. Cathy Bussewitz / AP. Become a sponsor ? Updated August 10 at 10:37 a.m.. When Maryland's public schools open in September, every school

State program makes opioid overdose antidote much cheaper

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York State is trying to get a life saving drug into the hands of more people. Naloxone, or NARCAN, can help reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Beginning on Wednesday, people with healthcare coverage will receive up

(WBNG) — A new state-wide program called N-CAP will help lower the cost of life-saving overdose drugs starting on Wednesday. Brad Hutton, Deputy Commissioner of the Office of Public Health, said currently it could cost more than $100 to buy Naloxone …
This Year, All Md. Schools Legally Required To Stock Anti-Overdose Drug
This Year, All Md. Schools Legally Required To Stock Anti-Overdose Drug

Justin, a participant in a class on opioid overdose prevention by nonprofit Positive Health Project, practices with naloxone on Tuesday in New York City. Spencer Platt/. Headlines about the opioid epidemic come with often staggering reports …

Lifesaving opioid, heroin overdose antidote to be available to public starting Wednesday

The nonprofit Rhode Island Disaster Medical Assistance Team is offering training for workers who might need to administer Naloxone, or Narcan, the overdose rescue drug. The group led a training Monday at the Rhode Island Foundation, where Naloxone is. A vial of naloxone and an injector kit of the drug that is used as an antidote to prescription painkiller overdoses. Since 2014, more than 3,000 individuals have received the emergency treatment from law enforcement officers across New York.

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