A New Ally in the Overdose Battle
The Ocean and Monmouth County Prosecutors' Offices have announced a new partnership in the fight to stem the rising tide of heroin and opiate overdose deaths.
From now on, hospitals within the Meridian, Barnabas, and CentraState systems will provide free refills for the naloxone (Narcan) kits po…
Narcan Use Reaches a Milestone in Monmouth County
Monmouth County law enforcement officials announce a total of 100 deployments of the opiate antidote Narcan since the program began 8 months ago. The prosecutor's office said all but 10 overdose victims were saved since first responders were given the nasal spray...
Narcan Not a Cure All
A sobering reality: Narcan doesn't always reverse heroin overdoses. That warning from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office following the recent death of a Wall Township man who police were unable to revive with the opiate antidote.
Another Loss to Heroin
The reality of the Jersey Shore's heroin epidemic hit home following the death Wednesday of a 50-year-old Wall Township man, who police were unable to revive with the Narcan (Naloxone) antidote, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.