(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 02, 2016 ) Newark, NJ -- According to WDEL, Master Corporal Mark Difrancesco of the Newark Police Department is credited with saving three lives on Christmas eve through administration of the anti-overdose Naltrexone. Difrancesco saved the lives of a 43 year old man, a 50 year old man, and a 60 year old woman during three separate responses to emergency calls regarding unresponsive people. Because of his training and ability to recognize the signs of overdose and quickly administer Naltrexone- which multiple law enforcement agencies
Drug Rehab Newark is well-versed in the benefits of Naltrexone. As a rehab facility providing Addiction treatment in Newark, Drug Rehab Newark fully supports the use of Naltrexone in life-threatening overdose situations. Having life-saving medication available to all emergency responders can prevent tragedies and reduce the number of deaths caused by substance abuse. Because Drug Rehab Newark works so intimately with people vulnerable to such incidents, we commend Master Corporal Mark Difrancesco's dedication to helping those in need.
A representative of Drug Rehab Newark comments,
"Master Cpl Difrancesco's actions are a shining example of what the response to medical emergencies caused by overdose should be. Too often lives are lost due to fear of the legal ramifications; by focusing on saving lives rather than punishment, law enforcement can have a much more profound and positive effect on the substance abuse community. Addiction and substance abuse is an epidemic affecting all parts of the country, we as a nation community need to take the steps necessary to counter the adverse effects of the disease."
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Drug Rehab Newark is dedicated to providing the tools necessary to achieve long-lasting sobriety and mental wellness. By focusing on the individual, Drug Rehab Newark employs the traditional and holistic methods which work best for the client. Intensive inpatient treatment, outpatient and partial hospitalization treatment options are available to find the best method of care for each individual patient.The staff is committed to the individual success of each and every client and works closely to ensure successful long-term recovery.
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