Greenwich event offers training, Narcan kits to aid overdose victims

Attendees of a community-sponsored training session in Greenwich received Narcan kits to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. About a dozen people attended the event at the Greenwich Library.

News 12 Staff

Sep 28, 2016, 11:35 PM

Updated 2,845 days ago

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Attendees of a community-sponsored training session in Greenwich received Narcan kits to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
About a dozen people attended the event at the Greenwich Library. It was hosted by Silver Hill Hospital, Greenwich Community Health Improvement Partnership and Communities 4 Action.
Event organizers say they hope to raise awareness about the heroin epidemic in the region.
They say it's crucial for those who know someone battling an addiction to have a Narcan kit to potentially save a life in the event of an overdose.
The training session is one of several that will be held throughout Greenwich over the next two months. 


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