An Overdose Antidote Goes Viral

Naloxone, the pocket-sized drug that can save the life of someone overdosing on opioids, is within arm’s reach in bars, libraries and vending machines.

The Middletown Thrall Library is equipped with naloxone, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses, in case a library patron needs to be treated with it. Credit: David Degner

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Elizabeth Hewitt is a freelance journalist based in the Netherlands. She's interested in how policy-making impacts lives, and likes to write about local solutions to big problems.

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