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Opiate Overdose Resources

By March 8, 2018 January 14th, 2019 No Comments

Schools can prepare for opiate overdose.

“In 2016, about 3,621 Washington State 12th graders had tried heroin at least once and even more (about 4,526) use pain killers to get high in any given month.”

If a student overdoses, a medication called naloxone could save their life.

To prevent and prepare for opiate overdose, schools can:

Questions? Contact Yakima Health District at (509) 575-4040 or (800) 535-5016.

Sources: Healthy Youth Survey and StopOverdose.org