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Mom Wants Overdose Reversal Drug Available To Families of Addicts

Narcan
Columbus Fire medics have administer Narcan about 5 times a day. It can reverse a heroin or prescription opioid overdose in minutes.
5:00AM
February
17, 2014

The number of people dying from heroin overdoses in Ohio has increased exponentially. State lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow an addict’s family or friends to give a drug that can halt an overdose. Some medical experts worry expanding the drug’s availability could cause other problems.