Horizon Blog

NYS Takes Action Against Fentanyl Overdoses

July 30th, 2020

NYS is taking action against the rise in fentanyl related overdoses. Last week, New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) announced their new public awareness “Prevent Overdose” campaign. This new fentanyl campaign is designed to prevent overdose deaths and empower the public with information needed to help save lives. As we live […]

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Free Community Trainings in Opioid Overdose Recognition & Use of Narcan for Reversal

April 2nd, 2015

Free Community Trainings in Opioid Overdose Recognition & Use of Narcan for Reversal       Free Community Training in Administration of Narcan Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6 – 8 pm Wednesday, April 8, 2015  9 – 11 am  (click one of the links above to register for your preferred training date) Space is limited […]

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Opiate Overdose Prevention Training Schedule Announced

August 25th, 2014

You can save a loved one from an overdose. What is Opiate Overdose Prevention? An overdose from opiates, such as herion or Oxycodone generally happens over the course of 1-3 hours. During this time, the drug suppress the urge to breathe, therefore the breathing and heartbeat of the victim eventually stops. When someone you love […]

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You can save a loved one from an overdose

November 14th, 2013

An overdose from opiates, such as herion or Oxycodone generally happens over the course of 1-3 hours.  During this time, the drug suppress the urge to breathe, therefore the breathing and heartbeat of the victim eventually stops. When someone you love is abusing opioids you might feel powerless.  And if the person refuses to get […]

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