State Police Save Heroin Overdose Victim At Thompson Center With NarcanThree officers helped save the life of a woman who overdosed on heroin on Thursday in a restroom at the Thompson Center, said Illinois State Police.
DuPage County Sees Rise In Opioid-Related Deaths And Narcan Saves In 2016The DuPage Narcan Program released its annual report revealing an increase in opioid-related deaths and narcan saves.
Driver Overdosing On Heroin Causes Car Accident, Cops Revive HimIt's the latest example of someone saved by the opioid remedy Narcan, WBBM’s Rob Hart reports.
Heroin Overdoses Spike In Lake CountySix people have died in the past week in Lake County from heroin overdoses.
Walgreens To Begin Selling Heroin Antidote Without PrescriptionWalgreens has announced it will now be offering the heroin antidote Naloxone over the counter without a prescription, a move law enforcement officials say will save lives.
Police Investigate Possibility Of Tainted Heroin After Spike In OverdosesThe Chicago Fire Department said paramedics saw heroin overdoses skyrocket this week. In a span of 24 hours, at least 23 people overdosed on heroin on the West Side. So far, one of those victims has died.
2 Investigators: Why Aren't More Cops Carrying Naloxone?Every three days someone living in the suburbs dies from heroin. A medication that can reverse an overdose from heroin, and other opioids, is being carried by some first responders but not others.
Illinois Lawmakers To Propose Measure To Battle Heroin AbuseTwo Illinois lawmakers plan to propose bipartisan legislation Monday to combat growing heroin and prescription drug abuse, though they acknowledge it may be tough to pass in a difficult budget year.