Canadian high school students to be trained on how to administer naloxone

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Tens of thousands of Canadian high school students will be taught how to administer naloxone, a nasal spray drug that is used to reverse the effects of an overdose.

The Canadian Press writes: “The Advanced Coronary Treatment Foundation is announcing Tuesday that its new training program will be added to the CPR and automated external defibrillator training it offers for free in high schools across the country.”

Students will be taught how to administer the drug and also how to identify when to call 911, and when to administer CPR.

The training will take place in Quebec, Alberta, Ontario, and British Columbia, but will expand to more provinces.

Medical director Jocelyn Barriault said that the opioid crisis is “very real,” and that there is a chance that young people could come across someone overdosing “at school or at a party.”

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