A man told me that he lived nearby, and he gave me his phone number in case I needed help. As he left he said: "Listen: if you can't find a solution, you could always borrow my car. I don't need it this weekend." I thanked him and told him that I appreciated his offer. I thought we would find a solution.
Anyone who has ever indulged in hero fantasies about saving lives just might get their chance thanks to new drug overdose prevention laws across the country. On Wednesday, June 5th, Vermont became the 13th state to pass a law expanding lay access to naloxone, a medication used to reverse opiate overdose.