Ni tsun hwule'lum'ut ch' I take notice of you (I care)
How to Respond to an Overdose
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When you see any of the signs and think somebody is overdosing, call 9-1-1 right away.
- Tell the 9-1-1 operator the person is not breathing properly and not responsive
- If you must leave at any point, roll the person on their side into the recovery position
- When you call 9-1-1 to report an overdose, you won’t be charged for simple drug possession
How to Give Naloxone (Narcan®) – Nasal Spray
How to Give Naloxone (Narcan®) – Injection
The importance of giving breath
If someone overdoses, give them a breath every five seconds until help arrives. Giving breath can save their life and prevent brain damage.