The numbers below reveal that our work is not done in the quest to eradicate this epidemic. We must continue to bring education to our citizens about this problem to prevent the use of opioids, treat those who are addicted and eradicate the supply of illegal drugs.
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Lives Saved Using Narcan
The number of lives saved in DuPage County has grown dramatically in the past few years. Naloxone is a non-addictive prescription medication that, if used while someone is having a heroin overdose, can save the person’s life. It is more commonly referred to as Narcan.
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Ensure that your prescription medications are not abused. Medications can be disposed of at an RxBOX location.
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