Narcan used to save heroin overdose victim found in Seaside Heights hotel

A Seaside Heights police officer is the first

A Seaside Heights police officer is the first to use the drug Narcan to save the life of a man dying from a heroin overdose under a new initiative to reduce overdose deaths. (April 10, 2014 6:43 PM)

A Seaside Heights police officer is the first in the state to use the drug Narcan as part of a new initiative to reduce overdose deaths.

The drug was given to a man found dying inside a hotel at around 2 a.m. Sunday. The officer administered the drug and the man resumed consciousness. 

The Ocean County prosecutor made a push to get Narcan in the hands of police after the county...

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