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A coalition of groups are offering training in the life-saving drug Narcan in Forest county next week.

Narcan is an antidote given to people with heroin overdoses. It has been shown to be effective in bringing a person, in many cases, back to consciousness and in some cases, back to life.

Forest County UW-Extension Youth and Family Development Educator Michelle Gobert talks about the training...

State Representative John Nygren of Marinette nearly lost his daughter to a heroin overdose in 2009. The state Assembly last week overwhelmingly approved  measures making it easier for emergency responders to administer Narcan, a drug that counteracts heroin overdoses. 

The bills also enable callers to remain anonymous when calling in an overdose to medical personnel. Nygren talked to Ken Krall about how this move will save lives.