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What Is Narcan? What Does It Do?

Narcan (naloxone) is a FDA approved prescription medicine that can block the effects of opioids and reverses an overdose. When a person is overdosing on an opioid (heroin, fentanyl and other fentanyl analogs and prescription pain pills like morphine, codeine, oxycodone, methadone and Vicodin) breathing can slow down or stop and it can be very hard to wake or revive them.

What the Surgeon General Says About Opioids

What the Surgeon General Says About Opioids

Why You Should Still Care About Meth

Lately we have been hearing a lot about the opioid epidemic in the United States and how serious it is, but what’s going on with other substances?  Although a big focus has been placed on the many harmful consequences of opioid addiction, it is important that we don’t forget about how important it is to prevent the use of other illicit drugs as well, like methamphetamine. 

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