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Life-Saving Narcan: Why It’s Needed and How to Get It

December 30, 2016|Supporting a Loved One|

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, almost 50,000 people overdosed on opioids in 2019. The issue is considered a severe public health crisis, even being called anepidemic by some.  Many efforts have been made to reduce rates of addiction and overdose related to opioid use. Narcan is one of them. Read on to learn the definition of Narcan, what is in Narcan, what does Narcan do and the top benefits of this life-saving medication. What is Narcan? The simplest definition of Narcan is that, it is the brand name for the substance naloxone in the nasal-spray form. Naloxone [...]