Somerset Opioid Clinic – Monday, March 30, 2015
Unmask Addiction is a statewide opioid prevention campaign which helps everyone understand the depth of the problem, how it impacts everyone, and that there are things people can do. There are treatment programs available. Craig says that treatment really does work. Somerset County Health Department has a program that is ranked the best in the state in terms of retention rate and successful completion rate.
Narcan nullifies the effects of the drug to help bring them wake up. Craig says an opioid overdose does is slows the heart and the breathing to the point where a person dies.