Poll: Most Americans Know About Opioid Antidote And Are Willing To Use It

A man holds a sample of the opioid antidote Narcan during a training session at a New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene office in March.

While a majority of Americans know about naloxone, there is confusion about the fact that in most places a prescription isn’t required to obtain the emergency overdose treatment.

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