Faced With Increase In Youth Heroin Abuse, Some Schools Get Antidote

(NECN) From the nation's "drug czar" on down, people are talking more and more about the drug, Narcan.

It's about $20 a dose with no other application than stopping a heroin high and getting the overdosing addict breathing again.

Narcan is in the hands of first responders in Brockton, Massachusetts and that town's mayor has also provided it to nurses at area high schools.

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