​Naloxone Saves Lives!

Naloxone (the generic name for ​​​Narcan®) is a life-saving medication ​that can quickly restore the breathing of a person experiencing an opioid overdose. O​​pioids are a group of drugs that include heroin and prescription medications like oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, fentanyl, and methadone.​

C​lick here to get free naloxone and test strips near you.​​​​​​​

Watch these videos to learn how to give naloxone.

​What is an Ov​​erdose Response Program?

MDH Center for Harm Reduction Services authorizes governmental and community-based organizations as Overdose Response Programs, allowing them to provide overdose education and dispense naloxone to the community. Learn how to become an Overdose Response Program.

Did you use your naloxone?

​Let us know! Fill out this form or call the Maryland Poison Center a​t 1-800-222-1222.​

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Page content last checked June 21, 2024.​​