Los Angeles Students To Be Allowed To Carry Narcan In Schools Amid Deadly Fentanyl Crisis | Eastern North Carolina Now

    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Brandon Drey.

    Los Angeles Unified School District students can soon carry Narcan nasal spray at school in case of an opioid overdose, officials announced.

    Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho reportedly told school board members Tuesday in a message that an updated policy from the district will allow students to carry the medication at a time when drug cartels are smuggling deadly fentanyl across the southern border into the United States.

    Narcan "cannot be used to get high, is not addictive and does not have any effect on a person if there are no opioids in their body," Carvalho wrote to board members, The Los Angeles Times reported.

    Carvalho added that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health "supports a clarification" in L.A. Unified policy "that would allow students to be able to carry Narcan in schools," adding that officials would reissue an updated policy bulletin soon.

    The existing district policy on administering Narcan that officials issued last year reads that the medication "must be kept at the school in a secure location accessible to designated school personnel."

    The Times reported that school board member Nick Melvoin supports the policy update.

    "Narcan has the power to save lives and I've been working to expand its access to everyone in our school communities, including students themselves," Melvoin said. "But the increased use of Narcan as a life-saving measure underscores the drug crisis that's being brought to our schools."

    "We must do more to address the root causes of this crisis and that starts with education and more support for our youth," he added.

    Last year, a report showed 92% of teens who died from drug overdoses in 2021 tested positive for fentanyl in Los Angeles County, with 31 directly related to the deadly opioid.

    The Drug Enforcement Administration said last December that the agency seized enough fentanyl in 2022 to kill every single American citizen.

    Officials said the DEA had seized some 50.6 million fake prescription pills laced with fentanyl, along with more than 10,000 pounds of fentanyl powder, with two weeks left in the calendar year 2022.

    That amounts to more than 379 million lethal doses of fentanyl last year, more than enough to kill all 333 million people in the United States.

    Los Angeles Unified announced last September that after student overdoses, schools would be stocked with naloxone, which medical professionals assert the supply of could make a difference in teen deaths.

    District officials also said staff has been receiving training to administer the nasal spray.

    Online and in-person substance abuse workshops and counseling will be offered to students and families starting in February and March, the Times reported.

    "Through our existing initiatives, we will educate students and families about the safety and effectiveness of Narcan including the identification signs of an opioid overdose and the importance of alerting medical professionals when Narcan is used," Carvalho wrote. "We remain committed to expanding access, education and training for this life-saving emergency medication."

In what may be the most divisive period in modern American History, even more divisive than the turbulent sixties due to today's lack of patriotism, consider what are the major catalysts causing so much of this calamity of conflict, and vote: What most instigates the division of America, on this day September 20, 2022?
  Racism within our society
  Sex realignment to the detriment of our society.
  Biden /Harris Wide Open Southern Border Policy for the Demographic Upheaval of OUR Constitutional Republic
  Rampant Crime in Democratic controlled cities, and the possible contagion elsewhere
  Covid Pandemic, and its mishandling at the political, and bureaucratic levels.
  The unresolved questions /allegation regarding the flawed 2020 General Election
  January 6th Riot or "Armed Insurrection", depending upon patriotic perspective
  Joe Biden as Divisive Leader; Ineffective and Corrupt Executive
  Failed Education Industry, from an overall perspective, regarding all levels of education.
  Propagandistic Media in complete conflict with the First Amendment's guarantee of Freedom of Speech, and the awesome responsibility of a Free Press..
  "Orangeman Bad!"
  Bureaucracy rushing to a behemoth size, its unjustified expense, and far too often overreach.
  The Weaponized Deep State for political purposes
  A secular ambivalence to all that is real.
  Record number of overdose deaths from opioids and now Fentanyl
  Biden Administration's disastrous Foreign Policy
  Bidenflation /supply chain failure inevitably evolving into stagflation and recession.
  "Ultra MAGA Extremists" freely speaking louder AND LOUDER!
792 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

The previous poll on Eastern NC NOW showcased what are many of OUR Constitutional Republic's certain obstacles to remain viable, where the top encumbrance to that continuance as a functioning Republic was the Biden /Harris Wide Open Southern Border. Understanding this overwhelming concern to real America citizens: Do you believe it important to challenge the veracity of those legislated concerns of Democratic Socialists by transporting Illegal Migrants to their Sanctuary cities, counties and states for their direct care?
  Yes; test the depth of their "compassion" by giving Democratic Socialists an opportunity to enact all Sanctuary provisions in their communities to test how much they truly do care.
  No; the Biden /Harris Wide Open Southern Border Project is designed to only inundate "Red States" to begin their Demographic Upheaval for the benefit of we Democratic Socialists, our politics.
  I generally do NOT care about politics, but it is fun watching abject hypocrites squirm; maybe I will start getting more involved.
357 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

Considering how abjectly corrupt and civilly abusive the Left has become regarding the corrosive effect of their elected leaders; their entrenched and ruling bureaucracy; employing their failed Education Industry as Indoctrinators; their collusive private sector operators, such as the terminally discredited Legacy Media and Big Tech censorship of Free Speech: What will be the best course forward for hardworking Middle Americans, including the Patriot Class?
  Withdraw from society, go underground and plan for a resurgence when it is feasible to do so.
  Work within the confines of better policy by the People's government, once good sense and sanity is restored in the electorate at large, to achieve such.
  Are you a crazy, nut-job Insurrectionist? Everything is perfect within our plan to achieve our intended goals for the Socialist Left.
  Secession to form a true Constitutional Republic.
286 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

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