How Naloxone Saves Lives in Opioid Overdose

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How Naloxone Saves Lives in Opioid Overdose


Content Source:

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Type: Audio/Video


This resource is a free video by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The video describes how the drug naloxone can save the life of an opioid overdose. This video could be used as a way to propose ways to treat health problems, such as an overdose.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.4) Propose ways to prevent, reduce, and treat injuries and other health problems.

a. Determine when professional health services may be required for injury or disease.

b. Perform CPR, AED techniques, and First Aid procedures, including the principles of RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation).

Tags: health problems, naloxone, opioid, overdose
License Type: Public Domain
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles

Video Time: 5:39

You may need an interactive board, projector, or student access to devices to display the video.

This should be used as an addition to your lesson plan about drug use and abuse.

  This resource provided by:  
Author: Amber Ensley
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit