A new law makes a drug that counteracts opioid overdose easier to get. But is that enough?
Northlake resident Steve Kamenicky is lucky to be alive.
He’s 58 years old and says he’s used heroin for 46 years, starting at age 12. He has overdosed several times and nearly died, but he survived because of the medication naloxone hydrochloride, also known by the brand name Narcan.