August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day

In communities nationwide, first responders, police officers, and community members are saving lives every day by using the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone. For International Overdose Awareness Day, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen and Montgomery County (MD) Police Chief Thomas Manger recorded this video about how to administer naloxone and how it can save lives so people can get the treatment they need.

Learn more about recent actions by the Obama Administration to address the opioid epidemic at

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