Clients and parents of the Girls Recovery Lodge received free training in how to administer naloxone courtesy of The Chris Atwood Foundation.
Since 2014, 32 states have passed laws to equip first responders with naloxone. In some states, family members and others can learn to administer the opioid antidote and be supplied with a kit. But we must do more to stem today’s opioid epidemic.
Phoenix House Resource Center Smithtown LCSWs Lisa Finn and Alison Siegel hosted an opiate awareness forum at the Long Beach Public Library.
The opioid overdose antidote, naloxone, is becoming more available and saving lives. But naloxone alone isn’t the answer to the opioid epidemic; more must be done to make a lasting impact.