Seattle Police stocking up on opioid overdose medicine – EVENT! SAT AUGUST 31, 2019

Eight cities in Washington will host events for Overdose Awareness Day, Saturday. The Seattle Police Department has ordered 145 more doses of naloxone, the opioid overdose medicine, to be distributed across their five precincts. Read More According to the National Safety Council, there were 61,311 preventable drug overdoses in the country in 2017. Of those,Continue reading “Seattle Police stocking up on opioid overdose medicine – EVENT! SAT AUGUST 31, 2019”

President Donald J. Trump’s Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and Demand

President Donald J. Trump’s Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and Demand HEALTHCARE We will work to strengthen vulnerable families and communities, and we will help to build and grow a stronger, healthier, and drug-free society. President Donald J. Trump ADDRESSING THE DRIVING FORCES OF THE OPIOID CRISIS: President Donald J. Trump’sContinue reading “President Donald J. Trump’s Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and Demand”

StopOverdose.org

Welcome to Opioid Overdose Prevention Education Opioid trends across Washington state Death data from the Washington State Department of Health Center for Health Statistics are combined with population data from the Office of Financial Management to create rates of death. Data include only deaths for which an underlying cause of death was determined to beContinue reading “StopOverdose.org”

UW Health Fair – Opioid Overdose Prevention Education & Naloxone Distribution

UW Health Fair – Opioid Overdose Prevention Education & Naloxone Distribution May 22, 2018, 11am-3pm UW Red Square, 4063 Spokane Ln, Seattle DCHS and the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute/Center for Opioid Safety Education will provide information on opioid overdose prevention education, provide training to reverse overdose using Naloxone, and distribute 50 Naloxone nasal spraysContinue reading “UW Health Fair – Opioid Overdose Prevention Education & Naloxone Distribution”

Flashback – Naloxone: Seattle Police Officers Revive Drug Overdose Victim

Original Published on May 23, 2017 Police responded to a report of a man down in the 1500 block of 9th Avenue just before midnight and were quickly flagged down by a woman. The woman pointed officers to a man lying on the sidewalk, and said he had recently used heroin. Officer Jared Levitt andContinue reading “Flashback – Naloxone: Seattle Police Officers Revive Drug Overdose Victim”

NSA RELEASES MOST RECENT NALOXONE REPORT – ESTIMATES 175 LIVES SAVED

In November 2015, the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) partnered with Purdue Pharma L.P. (Purdue) to provide free-of-charge naloxone overdose kits and training to law enforcement agencies across the country. This “rescue drug” can reverse the fatal overdose effects of some opioids, including heroin. To date, NSA has trained more than 1,000 law enforcement officers andContinue reading “NSA RELEASES MOST RECENT NALOXONE REPORT – ESTIMATES 175 LIVES SAVED”

Thank you! East Precinct bike officers Chris Myers and Drew Fowler Save a Life

From: SPD website As a reminder, Washington law provides immunity from criminal drug possession charges for anyone seeking medical aid for themselves or someone else experiencing an overdose. Officers Save Another Life With Overdose Reversal Drug Written by Jonah Spangenthal-Lee on April 28, 2016 12:37 pm For the second time in as many weeks, SeattleContinue reading “Thank you! East Precinct bike officers Chris Myers and Drew Fowler Save a Life”