Man Found Slumped Over Wheel After Crashing Into Lake Station, Indiana BuildingA man was found slumped over the steering wheel Sunday after a car crashed into a business in Lake Station, Indiana.
Cook County Jail Program Helping Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths By Providing Released Inmates With NaloxoneAn ongoing Cook County Jail program has saved more than 100 lives, by providing inmates with Naloxone kits, to prevent opioid overdose deaths after those detainees are released.
A Drug That Reverses Opioid Overdoses Has Become Easier To AccessDespite its life-saving abilities, naloxone’s accessibility remains scarce. But it is being distributed in an unlikely place – Cook County Jail.
'It's Always Worth Trying To Clean Up For The Kids': Paramedic Field Chief Speaks On Heroin Epidemic On West SideChicago's paramedics and first responders are on the front lines of the city's heroion epidemic every day, especially on the West Side.
At Least 20 Overdoses Reported On West Side, 3 Victims Dead; Person Seen Distributing Drugs From CarThe Chicago Fire Department said those being treated for overdoses at Homan and Chicago were taken to several hospitals including Norwegian, St. Mary and West Suburban.
Training To Help People Spot, Respond To Opioid OverdosesThe Lisle-Woodridge Fire District and the DuPage Narcan Program have scheduled the training session for Saturday.
Illinois Agencies Getting Thousands Of Doses Of Narcan"The greater and more expanded use of naloxone is a key focus of our efforts."
Suburban Police Departments To Be Trained, Equipped With NarcanPolice from 30 suburban departments in Cook County are going to soon be trained and equipped with Narcan to try to save the lives of people overdosing on opioids.
Narcan: The Overdose Antidote Drawing Some BacklashNumbers provided by the state show Naloxone, also known as Narcan, use by emergency responders has increased 250 percent.
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.