What is an Overdose?

How to Prevent an Overdose

 


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 Naloxone = Narcan

 

 

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Naloxone can reverse the effects of opioid overdose and save a person’s life.


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If someone overdoses, ALWAYS call 911!

 

You may be legally protected in this situation under your state’s Good Samaritan Law.

 


 

Where Can I Get Naloxone?

 

Anyone can be prescribed naloxone to prevent overdose.

Ask your doctor, or use this search box to find a naloxone program:


 

MA Walgreens pharmacies that carry naloxone


Sources:
Cambridge Prevention Coalition: When overdose happens: What to do (video)

 

Prescribe to Prevent: Overdose Response Instructions 

 

South Boston Hope & Recovery Coalition: Overdose Prevention Programs Finder