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Opioid Overdose and Naloxone

This collection of videos from around the U.S. shares stories from those saved by responders with naloxone (some multiple times) and first responders who have saved lives with naloxone.

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This website from Utah Naloxone includes links to several brief testimonials from many with lives changed forever by naloxone availability or non-availability.

This video created by the Ohio Attorney General’s office provides first-hand perspectives of survivors, Fire Fighters, and Law Enforcement Officers, with an emphasis on the importance of all first responders carrying naloxone in rural areas.

This video presents a firsthand account of a Deputy Sheriff in Ashland County, OH using nasal naloxone she carried with her to reverse her own probable overdose after a fentanyl exposure during a search.

In this video two NYPD Officers share their stories of saving lives with naloxone, including fears and hesitations about liability and the role of law enforcement in saving lives during medical emergencies.  

How to Use Naloxone - Informational Websites and Videos:              

Request a live training or take an alone training in how to use Naloxone through this website.

How Naloxone Saves Lives in an Overdose. This video from the National Institutes of Health U.S. National Library of Medicine: reviews when naloxone is used, how it is administered, and the way it works. 

This website offered by the National Harm Reduction Coalition provides a written training guide for how to respond step-by-step if you suspect an overdose, including administering nasal naloxone

This web-based guide, produced by the National Harm Reduction Coalition allows you to click through “Opioid Overdose Basics” from how an overdose affects the body to what to do in the event of an overdose.

How to Get Naloxone:

This website includes information on overdose data, prevention, and treatment in Mississippi as well as information about how to get naloxone, and a link to request naloxone from the Mississippi State Department of Health.