Image of Seth Dewey, Reno County Health Department's Substance Misuse Health Educator, holding Narcan nasal spray to his nose. He is demonstrating how Narcan nasal spray is administered to a person who has overdosed.

As Reno County Sees Spike in Overdoses, Officials say Residents Should do these 3 Things

By John Green, Hutchinson News

“We expect those times to be harder with the holidays,” said Seth Dewey, the health department’s Substance Misuse Health Educator. “More people are partying and having depression issues. The fact we’re seeing a spike in overdoses in March tells us there’s probably more to this.”

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