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Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

By WSN Editorial Board

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Amidst the recent rise in opioid-related deaths, sporadic opioid overdose training is not enough to combat. The university must begin educating its residential life staff on how to deal with opioid overdoses.

Student Group Prevents Opiate Overdose Deaths With Free Trainings

Student Group Prevents Opiate Overdose Deaths With Free Trainings

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The NYU Students for Sensible Drug Policy Organization has recently worked to combat the recent increase in opiate overdose-related deaths and raise awareness for drug safety by organizing training sessions on campus to teach students how to effectively use Naloxone, an antidote to opioid overdoses.