Opioid Antidote Can Save Lives, But Deciding When To Use It Can Be Challenging

On a 90-degree afternoon in July, under the shade of a tree in Philadelphia’s McPherson Square Park, I watched a couple sit down, prepare syringes and inject drugs.

The man injected in his arm, the woman in her neck.

I observed them from about a hundred feet away, where I was getting ready to film an interview with someone else.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/10/29/660640838/opioid-antidote-can-save-lives-but-deciding-when-to-use-it-can-be-challenging