USA Opioid Crisis Mortality Reduction with NARCAN

https://www.brut.media/us/health/retired-firefighter-s-mission-to-save-overdose-victims-7297edf9-c3b5-4b59-bf26-d416b9841924 


THANKS TO GoFundMe donors,here is my success so far as of December 12 , 2019:
6 states visited (CA, MT, TN, AR, KY, FL)
28 months of my efforts (started August 31,2017: International Overdose Awareness Day)
30 Florida counties visited
159 two hour classes taught by me
167 human lives saved including 14 people I personally revived
4,200 sprays donated to course attendees

THIS effort funded with $50,000 of my own money and $48,000 raised on GoFundMe

My name is Luis Garcia and I teach others how to save lives. I have never tried drugs, been arrested or been intoxicated. I don’t make any money from  employment in the addiction field.  I am not in any type of 12 Step recovery program. 

Nobody I know has been impacted by Substance Use Disorder, but this is a disease that could affect anyone.

 I retired from a 28 year career as a Firefighter/Paramedic .   In December, 2015, the  FDA approved a nasal spray version of the Narcan I had administered over 3,000 times in my 911 career. 

Narcan  literally brings people back from the dead minutes after they stop breathing, with no side effects. I knew that this was the way I wanted to help fight the Opioid Pandemic. 

48483498_1591107710671856_r.jpeg
The 4mg high dosage Narcan nasal spray I purchase  and give out is FDA approved for layperson usage and is 91% effective in reversing cardiopulmonary arrest if a single dose is administered within 8 minutes of collapse. I have administered this nasal spray as a citizen 15 times, and 14 of those persons survived the cardiac arrest with Narcan.

48483498_1591107727400696_r.jpeg
All money  raised on GoFundMe will be used to pay expenses  and the purchase of Narcan. 

NOBODY chooses a life of pain, anguish and suffering.

EVERY life is worth saving...With Narcan, fellow human beings can once again become productive members of society......... No matter how long it takes to achieve sobriety. 

Dead people do not have a chance at recovery.
______


Find me on Facebook at  USA and SOUTH Florida Opioid Crisis Mortality Reduction Project.

Please call me at 954-859-4696 to see if we can set up a class in your area.

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 5 d
  • Nancy Davidson 
    • $50 
    • 14 d
  • Ellen Isaacs 
    • $25 
    • 14 d
  • Ryan Davis 
    • $9 
    • 27 d
  • Michelle Baron  
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
See all

Organizer

Luis Garcia 
Organizer
Boynton Beach, FL
  • #1 fundraising platform

    People have raised more money on GoFundMe than anywhere else. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case that something isn’t right, we will refund your donation. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more