Category Archives: Narcan

Washington Co. DA and WDAC on Sunday Business Page on CBS

Gene Vittone and Erich Curnow were interviewed for the Sunday Business Page on CBS about the current Opioid Crisis.    To see the interview click on the following link:  Washington Co. DA Eugene Vittone & Washington Co. Drug & Alcohol Commission’s … Continue reading

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Save a Life Awards Ceremony

Forty-six first responders were honored in the Main Street Pavilion in Washington. Secretary Gary Tennis of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs presided over the ceremony to recognize them as well as Cheryl Andrews, Executive Director of WDAC and … Continue reading

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Heroin Alert Released

The Department of Justice released a media alert on Heroin that may be responsible for several overdoses in the area since the weekend.  Thankfully most have not been fatal because of the use of Narcan.  Please read the whole story … Continue reading

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Save a Life Trainings – Narcan Training

Learn How to Save a Life! Naloxone (Narcan) and Overdose Prevention Trainings. FREE and open to the public for any Washington County resident. March 10, 2016 Frank Sarris Library 35 N. Jefferson Ave. Canonsburg, PA 15317 Register at 6:30 p.m.  and Training begins … Continue reading

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Heroin overdose drug naloxone to be provided free to all Pa public schools.

According to  Fox news,  The Wolf administration has partnered with Adapt Pharma to increase statewide access to the naloxone drug, which can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Adapt will provide a free carton of Narcan Nasal Spray, one … Continue reading

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Sue Shares Her Story and is Helping Others.

  Our own CRS, Sue Pryor is sharing her story and helping others with their battle with addiction and educating the public on the importance of Narcan.  Sue was able to share her story and how Naloxone saved her life.  … Continue reading

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Canonsburg Coalition Pilots Church Programs

Communities Moving Forward a coalition located in Canonsburg has begun with pilot program at churches.  The program is to educate the members of the addiction and the benefits of faith to fight addiction.  Seventy percent of people are have been … Continue reading

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Narcan Available without a Prescription at CVS

CVS pharmacies has made the drug naloxone, which can reverse a heroin or painkiller overdose, available without a prescription in 12 states including Pennsylvania.  According to a spokesman in the article featured on PA Penn Live, naloxone will cost $52.99 … Continue reading

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Save a Life Training – Monessen

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Candlelight Vigil – August 6, 2015 – Washington County Courthouse Steps

A Candlelight vigil will be held on August 6, 2015 on the Washington County Courthouse steps.  Bringing awareness of the growing drug epidemic that is killing our loved ones and destroying our communities.  Don’t let those that have lost the … Continue reading

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