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Mar 22 2022

News Story: Regional Health Systems offering life-saving Narcan to public

Northwest Indiana Times | Joseph S. Pete | March 22, 2022

Dr. Warren Fournier with Regional Health Systems has seen patients overdose while in the process of checking in for rehab for opioid abuse, requiring swift intervention.

“We’ve had to administer Narcan three times over the past couple of months on the grounds,” he said. “They came in high. It’s a strong addiction. If the service is admitting them into the residential unit, they may go on one last bender before coming in.”

Now Regional Health Systems is making the life-saving medicine Narcan available to the public for free, for anyone to use.

Read the full story at the Northwest Indiana Times.