The Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County Detachment is crediting the quick thinking actions of an officer in saving a man’s life after administering naloxone.


On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, around 4:23 p.m., police received a call to attend a Main Street of Delhi address, for a 27-year-old male that was in medical distress.


It was determined that a officer identified that a male was in medical crisis from what appeared to be an opioid overdose and immediately administered naloxone when he began to breathe.


As a result, the male was able to regain consciousness and stood up and began to speak to emergency first responders however declined to be transported to a local area hospital for further follow up.


“The OPP is reminding all members of the public that there is help in our community. You are never alone. If you or someone you know needs assistance, you can call the Community Addiction and Mental Health Services of Haldimand and Norfolk at 1-866-487-2278.” – Inspector Joseph Varga, Detachment Commander, Norfolk County OPP.

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