narcan

Advocates say bill to involuntarily hospitalize people who overdose may do more harm than good

BY: - December 1, 2023

Senate Bill 962 would make Pennsylvania the 38th state to involuntarily hospitalize people who overdose.

More than 1M doses of Naloxone distributed through state program | Five for the Weekend

BY: - April 29, 2023

Since 2017, 656,568 kits (1,313,136 doses) of Narcan, a naloxone nasal spray, have been purchased and distributed statewide.

Video: Gov. Tom Wolf learns how to administer the overdose-reversal drug naloxone

BY: - May 22, 2019

Wolf demonstrated how simple it is to administer Narcan through a person's (or, on Wednesday, a dummy's) nostril. But there's still a stigma attached to carrying the medication, the governor said.