12 SUNY Campuses Will Receive Antidote to Heroin

August 21, 2014

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced funding for 12 State University of New York campuses to receive supplies of naloxone, an antidote to heroin. In May, a SUNY Oswego student died on campus from a heroin overdose. In April, an Oswego student died in his home off campus from a heroin overdose. And last year, a graduate student died from a heroin overdose at SUNY Binghamton. While heroin use on campuses nationwide does not come close to the use of other drugs and alcohol, a growing number of overdoses of students has alarmed campus health officials.


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