Recovering drug addict creates local task force to save lives

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – A new community group is getting the word out about addition and is offering an overdose treating drug for free.

In 2016, the High Point Police Department responded to 191 calls about overdoses. Opioids are a major problem there, but law enforcement agencies say it’s across the county.

Guilford Naloxone Task Force is a new group working to raise awareness on what they are calling a drug epidemic. Naloxone is a drug the reverses the effects of opioids.

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