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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin, joined by West Virginia State Police Major Tim Bradley and Mercer County Commissioner and Community Connections Executive Director Greg Puckett, will announce a new partnership to expand access to naloxone at a press conference at the Princeton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at noon.
Naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of opioid overdose and is commonly known as Narcan, has been successfully utilized by law enforcement and first responders to prevent drug overdose. U.S. Attorney Goodwin will introduce the new partnership between the West Virginia State Police and Community Connections that will provide overdose prevention training to West Virginia State Troopers in Mercer, McDowell, and Wyoming Counties.
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