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Preventing Accidental Drug Overdoses

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With over 50,000 accidental deaths a year, drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. Many of those deaths could have been prevented by teaching people what to do in an overdose emergency. Recognizing the signs of a drug overdose in others is presented in a short dramatized sequence. Viewers learn how to make an assessment of the risk, when to call 911, and the best ways to keep the victim alive while waiting for help to arrive.

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Runtime: 11 minutes 11 seconds

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