CHELSEA, Okla. — Students in Green Country are receiving life saving tools to use if someone they know is overdosing.
“We can hide our heads in the sand and act like it’s not there but it is,” Matt Hagebusch, Principal at Chelsea High School, said.
“We kind of learned a little bit about narcotics. we also learned how to help if someone overdosed by using Narcan,” said Haley Nixon.
Nixon is a senior at Chelsea High school.
It’s one of the first Oklahoma schools to receive Narcan education.
Mary Kate Cole, the Prevention Field Representative through Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, said they not only teach students about what can happen if you overdose but the signs to look for