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What to do if you think someone is overdosing.

It may be hard to tell whether a person is high or experiencing an overdose. If you aren’t sure, treat it like an overdose—you could save a life.

  1. Call 911 Immediately.

  2. Administer naloxone, if available.

  3. Try to keep the person awake and breathing.

  4. Lay the person on their side to prevent choking.

  5. Stay with the person until emergency assistance arrives.

Signs of an overdose

  • Small, constricted “pinpoint pupils”

  • Falling asleep or losing consciousness

  • Slow, weak, or no breathing

  • Choking or gurgling sounds

  • Limp body

  • Cold and/or clammy skin

  • Discolored skin (especially in lips and nails)

Recognizing the signs of opioid overdose can save a life. Here are some things to look for:

How do I get all my employees Narcan trained?

Who do I call to become Narcan trained?

Karen Burcroff 

Project Director


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