2 thoughts on “CityViews: Lives Could Be Saved if NYC’s Shelters Had Naloxone Training

  1. “No, don’t let him do it. We don’t know what he has in there.” The guards most likely understands what Naloxone is. As stated, overdosing is an all too common problem. The issue is that they didn’t know what was in the bottle Stephen was offering and they needed to get a qualified nurse to administer what they knew was actually drug.

    • The great thing about Naloxone is that you don’t need to be a nurse to adminster it. Any member of the shelter staff (including the security guard) could have administered it.

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