“The impact tears the whole family apart,” says a visibly emotional Vince, father of a heroine overdose patient saved by the timely administration of Naloxone. “I was holding him in my arms and
he was basically dying
he was basically dying.” By the time paramedics came, he had already turned blue and was gasping for air. 5 to 7 minutes after Narcan was administered, he was awake and breathing.