Teen saved by Narcan in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Deputies used Narcan to help revive a teen who they suspected had overdosed.

The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said on the evening of November 7, a 15-year-old reportedly overdosed at a home on Brandy Lane.

When deputies arrived at the address, they found the teen unconscious on a bed, laboring to breath with a weak pulse.

Narcan, a drug to counteract opioids, was immediately administered. A short time later, the teen’s breathing and pulse improved, allowing transport to the hospital.