5 at Maricopa County jail in Phoenix hospitalized after overdosing

Five inmates at the Maricopa County Jail were hospitalized for overdoses Saturday morning. Public Relations Officer Sergeant. Joaquin Enriquez said the overdose occurred at Towers Prison in Phoenix. According to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, the 720-bed facility on Gibson Lane houses medium-security general inmates, most of whom are “unsentenced, pretrial prisoners.” detainees’. “Towers Prison […]

7 women in Maricopa County jail recovering after overdosing

Courtesy: Associated Press April 10, 2023 Maricopa County officials expect several women who overdosed in Phoenix prison to survive. Enter your username and password in the fields above to access subscriber content on this site. Your subscription includes one set of login credentials that are unique to you. This site has built-in security features. If […]

Gila County far behind other counties in giving naloxone to people who are overdosing

Adapt Pharma Limited Narcan is a naloxone nasal spray that can be administered during an opioid overdose to reverse the effects. The opioid epidemic in the United States became apparent several years ago, prompting public policy experts and legislators at the federal and state levels to take action. In Arizona, efforts to resolve the issue […]