GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police administered A 37-year-old Glen Rock man Narcan® after finding him unresponsive in a Glen Rock home.

On May 18 at 8 a.m., police and EMS responded to a call of an unconscious and unresponsive man and located three Ziploc bags containing suspected narcotics in the immediate proximity. Police began lifesaving operations and subsequently administered two doses of Narcan®.

"NARCAN® Nasal Spray counteracts the life-threatening effects of an opioid overdose," according to the Narcan.com website. "Since most accidental overdoses occur in a home setting, it was developed for first responders, as well as family, friends, and caregivers—with no medical training required."

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Valley Hospital Paramedics and EMTs from the Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded and continued with on-scene medical aid. The victim was subsequently transported by EMS to Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

A recovery specialist from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Heroin Addiction Recovery Team was dispatched to follow up with the victim at Valley Hospital.