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Student treated with Narcan in Naugatuck after potential overdose

By Andreas Yilma Citizen's News NAUGATUCK -- A Naugatuck High School student was treated with Narcan and hospitalized Friday morning following a possible overdose brought on...

Naugatuck bringing back Narcan training

NAUGATUCK -- Naugatuck Youth Services, in collaboration with local police, is resuscitating its Narcan training seminar after a break during the COVID-19 pandemic. Step Up...

Region 16 school board approves Narcan policy

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week gave its final approval to a policy covering the use of Narcan, paving...

Region 16 schools to carry Narcan soon

REGION 16 — Narcan, a drug used to combat an opioid overdose, will soon be accessible in Region 16 schools. In November, the Region 16...

Region 16 to keep Narcan in schools

REGION 16 — In a step officials described as being proactive, Region 16 schools will soon keep a drug used to combat an opioid...

Lawsuit against drug makers attracting interest

Like many first responders, Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield keeps a dose of Narcan, a drug to combat opiate overdoses, in his vehicle. Chatfield, who is...

Naugatuck firefighters carrying Narcan

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department is now equipped with another life-saving tool: Narcan. Narcan, also known as Naloxone, is a drug used to treat...

State enlists pharmacists to combat opioid crisis

Pharmacists are now on the front line of the state’s battle with opioid addiction. The number of overdose deaths from opioids has risen over the...

First responders put Narcan to use

Members of Beacon Hose Company No. 1 rushed to intercept a train at the Beacon Falls Train Station for a medical emergency on a...

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