header image

Coming to a High School Near You: Drugs that Reverse Heroin Overdoses

A nasal spray that quickly reverses an overdose from heroin and prescription painkillers is being offered for free to high schools across the country.

The drugmaker, Adapt Pharma, made the announcement about the gift during a summit Monday held by the Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Initiative, which is collaborating on the project. They will be offering naloxone – known also by its brand name Narcan – to high schools through state departments of education.

Read more at US News: https://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-01-25/overdose-reversal-drug-naloxone-offered-free-to-high-schools

About the author