Overdose Prevention

What is Naloxone?

Naloxone is a medication that temporarily reverses the affects of overdose from opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, methadone, morphine.

Naloxone is free of charge for anyone who is concerned about a family member, friend or the general public.

To find a location in Ontario or find a location to obtain your free Naloxone Kit, click on the map below or visit, https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-naloxone-kits-free

Know the Signs of Overdose & 5 Steps to Save A Life

The Ontario Government has now made naloxone kits available without a prescription.  Naloxone is used to temporarily reverse an opioid overdose.

A person is eligible for a free Naloxone kit if they are:

  1. An opioid user or past user who feels they may use again;
  2. 2. A family member or friend able to help with someone at risk for an opioid overdose;
  3. A client of a needle syringe program or hepatitis C program;
  4. A person newly released from a correctional facility.

Visit hhtps://www.ontario.ca/page/get-naloxone-kits-free for information on how and where to obtain your free naloxone kit.

The following video shows the user how to administer Naloxone to someone suspected of an overdosed.


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