Stratford News Stratford Police credit opioid reversing drug with saving man’s life SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Thursday, Jun. 6th, 2019 Stratford man charged in connection to theft of van from painting company. (MyStratfordNow.com stock photo) Stratford Police say an opioid reversing drug helped save a man’s life in the city. Around 8 o’clock Wednesday night, police say they were contacted to assist Perth County Paramedics with a possible fentanyl overdose at a home on Princess Street. Police and paramedics arrived on scene and learned that a 27-year-old male had been given Narcan prior to their arrival. The man’s vital signs returned and he was transported to the Stratford General Hospital where he was further treated for an overdose. Police are reminding the public about the extreme dangers of using drugs such as Fentanyl.