After Overdose Revival
NOTE: Quotes are presented word for word apart from minor editing for readability and clarity. Identifying details have been removed. Square brackets show text that has been added or, where ellipses (three dots) appear, removed. For example, ‘Since I actually participated in this Narcan [training], I’ve administered it to two people and it’s brought them around […] I wouldn’t think twice about [doing] it. Saving someone’s life is the main thing.’
The moments after giving take-home naloxone to revive someone from an overdose feature in many of the interviews conducted for this website. Like the experience of administering naloxone, these moments vary in a number of important ways.