City Offers Free Training On How To Administer NarcanThe city is hoping to halt an alarming rise in fatal overdoses.
More Locations Have Drug Take-Back Boxes For Unwanted Meds In Medicine CabinetAll 16 Philadelphia Police Districts, among other locations, also have drug take-back boxes to dispose of medications.
Some NJ High Schools Keep Narcan On Hand Just In CaseHigh schools throughout Ocean County have a similar policy, and there's a push here to take it statewide.
Sobering Numbers Out Of Delco Regarding Drug EpidemicIn Delaware County, the number of lives saved with an over-dose antidote more-than-doubled from 2015 to 2016.
Life-Saving Nasal Spray Used For Drug Overdoses Now Available In All PA Acme StoresThe nasal spray Narcan, which reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, will now be available in all Acme pharmacies in Pennsylvania.
Officials Continue Efforts To Battle Deadly Heroin Epidemic In SuburbsFrom 2009-to-2014 the number of heroin overdose deaths jumped 72-percent, with 105 deaths just in Montgomery County alone.
VIDEO: Police Use Narcan To Save Man Who Overdosed On Crowded BusPolice have released video showing a man overdosing on heroin on a crowded transit bus.
New, Easier To Use Version Of Life Saving Drug Premieres In Delaware CountyDelaware County will be the first in the country to equip police officers with a new, easier to use version of Narcan, the drug that has proven to be a lifesaver on the street when encountering people overdosing on drugs.
Delco Police Honored For Saving People After Heroin OverdosesNarcan has proven to be a literal life saver to those knocking of death's door after a heroin overdose.
Camden County Drug Program Looks To Go Beyond NarcanCamden County officials have unveiled a new program targeting drug addicts saved from overdoses on the street.
100th Fatal Overdose Prevented By Narcan In CamdenOfficers found a 21-year-old Delran man unconscious and turning blue in the driver's seat of his car. He came to after a dose of Narcan.
Heroin Deaths A Growing Epidemic In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia is one of the hardest hit cities in the country when it comes to heroin-related deaths.