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Not yet. But soon.

I’m just putting off calling now.  I woke up to news that one of my oldest and best friends died on the weekend. If it wasn’t a drug overdose I will be shocked. 347 more words


Opioid Antidote Naloxone

-TRR Press


Naloxone is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It is an opioid antagonist—meaning that it binds to opioid receptors and can reverse and block the effects of other opioids.

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Man pleads guilty to sending fentanyl to Dubuque overdose victim

A man who ordered drugs from the dark web and had them shipped to a friend in Dubuque, who died after using the drugs, pled guilty on June 14, 2018, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. 296 more words


The friend I lost to suicide

I got the phone call at around 7:00 p.m. that evening. I was confused. It was a friend, but she never called me unless she was picking me up and telling me that she was outside. 1,047 more words

Mental Health

East Troy police use Narcan to revive 29-year-old woman found unconscious

EAST TROY — East Troy officers on Friday morning, June 15 used narcan to revive a 29-year-old woman found unconscious.

According to police, around 3:50 a.m. 102 more words


We Won't Treat Your Pain: A Different Type of Opioid Epidemic Victim

Just to get this right out front, I feel terribly for victims of the so-called Opioid Epidemic. I don’t think anyone wants to have their lives controlled by pills or needles. 1,563 more words


Motion to put naloxone kits in city-owned facilities heads to London city council

In an effort to prevent overdose deaths, a city committee has put forward a motion to have naloxone kits in many city-owned facilities.

The motion looks to add two naloxone kits in every city-operated facility that also has an automated external defibrillator or AED. 155 more words