Residents and organizations can obtain a FREE NARCAN® Nasal Spray. Narcan is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of a known or suspected opioid overdose emergencies.
Naloxone has no potential for abuse.
If given to a person who is not experiencing an opioid overdose, it is harmless.
If administered to a person who is dependent on opioids, it will produce non-life threatening withdrawal symptoms.
It does not reverse overdoses that are caused by non-opioid drugs, such as cocaine, benzodiazepines (Xanax, Klonopin,Valium), methamphetamines or alcohol.
Learn how to:
Recognize the signs and symptoms of overdose
Distinguish between different types of overdose
Perform rescue breathing
Call emergency medical services
Administer intranasal Naloxone
Schedule to obtain a Naloxone kit for FREE by one of the options below: Call (740) 392-2200 x 2229 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an education session and distribution. Click HERE to receive an individual kit in the mail. (This will take you to a SurveyMonkey form to complete. The anonymous survey will take no more than 5-7 minutes, with an educational video that is 16 minutes in length - the video is recommended if you have not been trained on how to use Narcan.) Use the link below to be guided to Harm Reduction Ohio website.