Naloxone kits for the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office

ST. JOSEPH, MI – All Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Deputies have received training on the carrying and use of naloxone hydrochloride, a narcotics blocker to be administered to suspected opiate overdose victims.naloxone

All Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Deputies will be carrying the naloxone hydrochloride kits in their respective patrol vehicles, while on patrol throughout Berrien County.

This naloxone hydrochloride, commonly called Narcan, is a medication that is used to reverse the effects of opiod overdose.

The naxolone hydrochloride aka Narcan kits were provided to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office by Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health.