With a little bit of preparation, anybody can save a life. That’s the message of addiction medicine nurses from Oregon Health & Science University, who are encouraging people to carry a drug that can reverse an overdose.
People in Multnomah and Clackamas counties who are addicted to fentanyl will soon have a new place to go for inpatient treatment. A 16-bed center opened in East Portland on Friday. It is also the first alcohol and drug withdrawal management facility in the state that was paid for with funding from Measure 110.