Wednesday, August 31, 2016

OVERDOSE AWARENESS: Calling For Help Is Not A Crime

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The real tragedy is that many of these deaths could have been prevented!

West Virginia now has a 9-1-1 Good Samaritan Law protecting those who try to save the life of a person who has overdosed.

911 Good Samaritan Law: Preventing Overdose Deaths and Saving Lives

Do you know the signs of an overdose? Do you know what to do in case of an emergency?

First call 9-1-1.
Administer Narcan or Naloxone If you have it on hand
Start Recovery measures

What to do in an overdose emergency
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pic from: The Marchman Act
pic from: Help4WV

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