Responding to an Overdose
If you suspect an overdose call an ambulance or your local health centre. While you are waiting for them to come, follow the SAVE ME protocol (Government of British Columbia):
Stimulate. Check if the person is responsive, can you wake them up?
Airway. Make sure there is nothing in the mouth blocking the airway, or stopping them from breathing.
Ventilate. Help them breathe. Plug the nose, tilt the head back and give one breath every 5 seconds.
Evaluate. Do you see any improvement?
Muscular injection. Inject one dose (1cc) of naloxone into a muscle.
Evaluate and support. Is the person breathing? If they are not awake in 5 minutes, give one more 1cc dose of naloxone.