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Cook County Sheriff’s Office Launches Training Sessions On Anti-Overdose Drug

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is launching trainings to teach inmates, former inmates, and community members how to administer the drug Naloxone. The drug can reverse the effects of a heroin or fentanyl overdose when administered correctly. The first training was held on Thursday at a healthcare facility near Humboldt Park. Inmates leaving jail are often more susceptible to drug overdose because of their time away from drugs while incarcerated. 

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