Heroin

New Jersey Expands Narcan Pilot Program Statewide

900 kits distributed to patrol stations and specialty units.

Posted Thursday, June 19, 2014

New Jersey Officers Armed to Combat Heroin Overdoses

Pilot program trains officers to administer Narcan.

Posted Thursday, April 3, 2014

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Pennsylvania Sleigh Ride, Talking about Heroin, and Trauma Kits for LAPD

Find out who gets thumbs up in the April issue of JEMS.

Posted Friday, March 28, 2014

AristaTek, Inc. Releases Written Brief on the Dangerous Drug Acetyl Fenatyl

Acetyl Fentanyl or Acetyl Fentanyl Hydrochloride is a synthetic opiate that has been found in street drugs and is sometimes mixed with or sold as heroin.

Posted Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Attorney General Calls Heroin a ‘Growing Public Health Crisis’

At least 17 states and the District of Columbia allow the public to administer Narcan.

Posted Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Debate Grows Over Public Administration of Narcan

17 states and the District of Columbia allow public use.

Posted Monday, March 3, 2014

Pilot Program Allows Wisconsin Firefighters to Administer Naloxone

Training on delivering Narcan is still debated by officials.

Posted Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Narcan Use Rises in Iowa as Well as Number of Patients Treated for Heroin Abuse

Hospitals and EMS crews see a rise in the number of treated patients.

Posted Monday, August 27, 2012

FDA to Hold Hearing on Naxolone Use

Officials will consider making the drug more available outside of conventional medical settings to treat common overdoses.

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2012


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