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By Donnie Ryan
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Probation officers save life of local man with overdose antidote


Last updated 5/13/2021 at 8:12pm

SAN DIEGO – A group of San Diego County probation officers helped to save a life last week during a routine home visit, administering two doses of the drug naloxone to a 38-year-old local man who was suffering from a suspected opioid overdose.

Both opioid abuse and opioid-related drug overdoses have been steadily on the rise in the county for the past few years, including a growing trend of fentanyl-laced methamphetamine, heroin, ecstasy, and other recreational drugs identified by law enforcement.

Denise Huffhines, Deputy Chief of Adult Reintegration and Community Supervision services,...

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