Nationwide, opioid-related deaths are on the rise. In 2020 alone, there was a 79% increase in opioid-related deaths between the months of February and December. 30% of opioid-related deaths among those employed during the pandemic occurred among individuals working in the construction industry. Click here to read more statistics about this epidemic.
Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is a life-saving drug that can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Join local pharmacist and owner of Cornwall's Respect RX Pharmacy, Kent Guindon, for a free and informative training session on how to administer Narcan. Participants will receive Narcan kits to take home with them after the training.