The Northerner

Opioids: Health Innovation receives $200K to fight epidemic

NKU's Health Innovation Center.

Northerner Staff

November 27, 2018

Northern Kentucky’s opioid overdose rates were among some of the highest in the state last year.

Police Beat week of Feb. 21

Police Beat week of Feb. 21

The Northerner Staff

February 20, 2018

A possible heroin overdose, a high-speed collision with a teen driver and a patrol car, a DUI and stolen handlebars. Here are the highlights from University Police's weekly crime report.

University police officers equipped with naloxone

Ashel Kruetzkamp, nurse manager of the emergency department at St. Elizabeth in Edgewood, shows Lt. John Gaffin the contents of a naloxone kit. NKU officers were equipped with naloxone on April 1.

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

April 1, 2016

Sixteen naloxone kits were delivered to the Northern Kentucky University Police Department on April 1, making them one of the first university police departments in the region to carry the life-saving drug. The kits were provided free of charge by St. Elizabeth. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, reverses t...

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