Opioid Avengers: Columbia Students Save Four Lives With Naloxone

Carla Cantor, Columbia News
February 25, 2020

The students were from different schools at Columbia University, traveling in different areas of the city. They didn’t know each other. But all recently found themselves in the same situation: bystanders staring at someone who has passed out, asking themselves: Do I grab for the naloxone I’ve just learned how to use and step in?

The four students—from Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, the School of General Studies and two from the School of Nursing—in separate incidents intervened and saved a life with a dose of nasal spray from naloxone kits they received at opioid overdose prevention training sessions at Columbia. 

Read more at Columbia News.