Case Study: Narcan

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1. I recommend that each state, Under the Good Samaritan law, adopt Narcan distribution programs and authorize administration of Narcan to the victim and granting immunity to those who call 911 without penalty.
2. I recommend to enacted legislation or regulations to all states to openly allow for pharmacist the dispensing of Narcan under standing orders of an emergency.
3. A further recommendation Narcan should be available to the public over-the-counter opioid antagonist who are in a medical emergency with prior appropriate training.
Opioid and heroin overdose has increase significantly and continue to be a major public health issue nation-wide. With the continues growing of drug overdose, despite opioid harm reduction strategies

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