Narcan Distributed to Students at Mission Viejo's Saddleback College as School Year Gets Underway

(KABC) A local hospital is raising awareness about opioid overdoses and the dangers of fentanyl as fall classes begin at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo.

"If they were to ever come across somebody who had an overdose, [then] they could save their life," said Sean Tobin, a behavioral evaluation and addiction management nurse at Providence Mission Hospital.

Nurses were on campus Tuesday distributing Narcan to students. The medication quickly reverses an overdose by blocking the effects of opioids.

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