Gov. Christie announces heroin overdose treatment plan to begin in Ocean, Monmouth counties

Gov. Chris Christie met with first responders Wednesday

Gov. Chris Christie met with first responders Wednesday to announce a program that will train police officers to administer emergency treatment for those who overdose on heroin. (April 2, 2014 6:23 PM)

Gov. Chris Christie met with first responders Wednesday to announce a program that will train police officers to administer emergency treatment for those who overdose on heroin.

The meeting in Brick Township comes more than a week after the governor signed a waiver allowing first responders in New Jersey to carry and administer Narcan. The  nasally-injected drug counteracts the effects...

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