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Narcan, a nasal spray that can reverse an overdose, is available for sale at many pharmacies without a prescription and can be obtained at no cost at seven treatment centers in Oklahoma City. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about naloxone

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about naloxone

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about
naloxone.

Joseph J. Johnston, CEO, and Edie Nayfa, Executive VP Clinical Services at Catalyst Behavioral Services, Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Nonprofit at forefront of opioid epidemic uses treatments that help reduce job loss, incarceration and family strife

“If you are worried about getting into treatment, this is the easy way in,” Nayfa said. “It’s keeping families together. It’s keeping people employed. It’s keeping people out of the criminal justice system. It is pretty amazing what treatment can do.”

Close photo of prescription bottle for Hydrocodone tablets and pills on wooden table for opioid epidemic illustration

As the opioid epidemic continues, Oklahomans require better support systems

Mental health and drug dependence treatment options would help pull Oklahomans away from addiction.

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The fight against opioids continues

State agencies and nonprofit groups focus on preventing overdose deaths and safely disposing of painkillers.

Clinical Director, Cindy Stober,  gives a tour of the Gateway Prevention and Recovery fitness room on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Shawnee, Oklahoma.  (Emmy Verdin)

Federal and state officials fight against the opioid epidemic

Gateway to Prevention and Recovery in Shawnee serves people battling opioid addiction all over Oklahoma.

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