Hospital in New London to provide funding for Narcan

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — In New London, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital will provide funding to supply 11 Connecticut communities with Narcan.

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Narcan is used by emergency responders to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

The hospital is investing about $10,000 for this effort.

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Lawrence and Memorial Hospital treated 165 heroin-specific cases in 2016.

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