College Campus Puts in ‘Nalox Boxes’ to Prevent Overdoses

(Spectrum News) SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — As the amount of drug overdoses continues to climb, local college educators are trying something different. They’re putting first aid kits for drug overdoses on campus. 

For J.J. Peck, a Peer Recovery Support Coordinator at Clark State College, the 'Nalox boxes' or opioid rescue kits are what he says could save people on campus. The kits have everything you need to revive someone who’s overdosed, including the overdose reversal drug Naloxone/Narcan.   

“We just wanna make sure that if somebody were to overdose that they have access to Nalox box,” said Peck. Read more.