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Recognizing Signs of an Overdose

Every Second Counts.

Be Prepared To Recognize An Opioid Overdose

Knowing the signs of an opioid overdose is essential to responding quickly.

The signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose emergency can include:

  • Unusual sleepiness or unresponsiveness
  • Slow or absent breathing
  • Slow heartbeat or low blood pressure
  • Cold and clammy skin
  • Tiny pupils
  • Blue nails and lips