"Aaron's Law" allows greater access to Naloxone prescriptions
September 5, 2015
Greene County (CT) World Herald
Trust for America's Health reports drug overdoses as the leading cause of injury deaths in Indiana. Half of these overdose deaths involve prescription opioids. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, can counteract the effects of an opioid or heroin overdose if administered in time. Family members of persons suffering from such opioid or heroin addictions have expressed interest in having the overdose antidote prescribed in advance so it is readily available if needed.
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