Overdose: A Case Study

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On 8/24/17, at 1907 hours, I was dispatched to 4246 Shadow Creek Circle, Oviedo, Seminole County, in reference to an overdose. Upon arrival I spoke with Thomas Portway (father), he stated that he returned home from work at 1900 hours and found his son non responsive on the couch. Thomas reported that he immediately called 911, and was directed by the 911 operator to give chest compressions. Thomas denied seeing any drug paraphernalia around his son. Thomas provided a written statement. Fire department was dispatched to the home, and a Narcan was used to help revive Liam. He regained conscious and was transported to Oviedo ER. I discussed with Thomas about his son's history of using drugs in the past. Thomas stated that a similar incident
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