Opioid overdoses and Narcan training in San Diego schools

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The San Diego County Board of Education said San Diego schools are experiencing an increase in overdose deaths.

A proposed plan would make Narcan available in all schools across the county to address the issue.

Vice-President for the San Diego County Board of Education, Mark Powell, said he would like every teacher trained in recognizing the signs of an overdose and would like every site administrator trained in the use of Narcam.

Narcan can be used to reverse an opioid overdoses.

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