September 30, 2016 HomeHeroinThe heroin overdose antidote saving lives The heroin overdose antidote saving lives By admin Heroin, Uncategorized 0 Comments A year ago, a change in the law made it possible for people who might have to deal with overdosing heroin users to be allowed to carry an antidote. The injection, naloxone, can be carried by lifeguards, toilet attendants, carers and also friends, family and even children of drug users. Charity Change, Grow, Live says the antidote has saved hundreds of lives, but figures show more people than ever in England and Wales are dying from heroin and other opiate drugs. Victoria Derbyshire presenter Joanna Gosling spoke to Karl Price, a former drug user who has been saved from dying of an overdose by naloxone on three occasions. Related Posts 5 Signs Your Parents Lived Through The Depression What Anxiety Actually Is, Because It’s More Than ‘Just Worrying’ Fluoxetine: Drug Uses, Dosage & Side Effects About Author admin Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:* Email Address:* Website: Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.