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Brunswick County Schools add Naloxone to emergency kits

The Brunswick County Board of Education has approved a measure that permits naloxone in school emergency kits.

North Carolina opens access to overdose reversal drug

North Carolina becomes the third state to provide unlimited access to a prescription drug that's already saved more than 2,000 people statewide who were overdosing on heroin, OxyContin or other opium-based drugs.

Bill to ease access to overdose drug goes to McCrory’s desk

Gov. Pat McCrory will now have the ability to approve widespread access to a prescription drug already known to have reversed more than 2,000 overdoses of heroin or other opium-based drugs in North Carolina.

Pender County Sheriff: Violent crime decreasing, heroin use increasing

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is seeing less violent crime in the area, but more heroin use.

Senators back order for opioid overdose fighter

North Carolina's health director says a statewide standing prescription for a drug that can block potentially fatal overdoses of heroin or OxyContin could save scores of additional lives annually.

Boiling Spring Lakes Police save woman’s life with Naloxone

Officers in Boiling Spring Lakes used Naloxone for the first time over the weekend.

First Wilmington police officer saves life using Naloxone

The quick response of a Wilmington Police officer and Naloxone are being credited with saving the life of a 34-year-old woman.

Deputy credited with saving woman with heroin antidote

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says issuing a narcotic overdose antidote to its patrol deputies has already saved a life.

Brunswick Co. deputies to carry life-saving drug

An injection that could instantly save a person overdosing on drugs will soon be in the hands of Brunswick County Deputies.

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