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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.

High Fashion Can Inspire Rather Than Exploit

High Fashion Can Inspire Rather Than Exploit

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While art schemes are supposed to bring fresh perspectives to the table, this should not turn into an excuse for stylists to act disdainfully cool and above it all.

Investigations must be conducted to crackdown on immoral, unhealthy drug use

December 4, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Prescription drug abuse has increased over the past few years, and today one in four students use prescription drugs illicitly. The growing trend in prescription drug abuse has led to a drastic increase in overdoses. According to a recent study by the Center For Disease Control and Prevention, the numb...