Georgia Group Among Many Across US Pushing Opioid Rescue Drug Access to Save Lives

Staff Report

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

Jessie Blanchard started small nearly five years ago, just trying to get enough of the rescue drug naloxone that reverses opioid overdoses to keep her daughter from dying from an overdose.

She pleaded with colleagues at the college where she’s an adjunct teacher in Albany, Georgia, to use their prescription benefits to get two doses every six months. See more