Police in all 33 towns in Ocean County early next year will begin carrying an antidote that can revive people who overdose on heroin.

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Narcan can be used with any drug with opioids and gives emergency responders time to revive victims.

The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1cXNN3t ) reports Emergency Training and Consulting medical director Dr. Kenneth Lavelle told police chiefs on Tuesday the nasal inhalant form of the drug costs about $25 and it should take about 90 days to train all officers.

Lavelle says officers would administer it just like a nasal spray.

There have been 102 deaths associated with drug overdoses in the county this year.


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