California Fights Opioid Addiction Across State Community Colleges and Universities

(The Rampage Online) As opioid addiction and overdoses climb, ​​​​Naloxone Distribution Project and SB 367 combat to reduce the issue throughout California community colleges and California State Universities.

The NDP aims to address the opioid crisis by reducing overdose deaths by providing free naloxone, while Sb 367 approved August 29, requires health centers on campuses to carry the medication.

Naloxone, known as Narcan, is FDA approved and works by blocking the effects of opioids. It’s available in an easy to administer nasal spray, Dr. John Zweifler, medical consultant, Fresno County Department of Public Health said.

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