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Monroe Co. First Responders Administer Naloxone To 15-Year-Old

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The Monroe County Sheriff says first responders administered the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone to a 15-year-old girl early Tuesday morning.

Deputies responded to a 911 call from a home in the western part of the county at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to a Sheriff’s Department press release. The caller said the girl had been taking opiates and was unresponsive.

Emergency responders administered naloxone to revive the girl, then transported her to IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

A 17-year-old boy, who identified himself as the girl’s boyfriend, told deputies he and the girl had taken heroin. Police found two bags of white powder, a bag of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the home.

Sheriff Brad Swain says in a statement that the girl’s mother and Child Protection Services were notified of the event.

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