Clemson plans to expand overdose prevention kits amid fentanyl crisis

Thursday, February 08, 2024
Clemson Tiger

As students returned to Clemson’s campus for the spring 2024 semester, 22 buildings on campus were stocked with free emergency overdose reversal kits as a response to the nationwide fentanyl crisis In the near  future, the University plans to expand the ONEbox kits to include them in other areas of campus, with Student Health Services working on a protocol to find future locations, Jennifer Goree, the director of Healthy Campus, told The Tiger in an interview. These ONEbox kits include Narcan and a quick training video on how to respond to an overdose emergency as the result of a collaborative effort between Public Safety, Student Health Services, Clemson Rural Health and the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services, according to a Clemson News article

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