NALOXONE

WHAT IS NALOXONE? 

Naloxone is an emergency medication that reverses the effects of an overdose from opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, methadone, morphine.

WHERE CAN I GET NALOXONE?

Naloxone is available free of charge at the Brant County Health Unit and in over 9 different pharmacies throughout Brantford and the County of Brant.

To find the closest location call ConnexOntario Health Services Information, Drug and Alcohol Help Line:  1-800-565-8603

Learn more about the Naloxone in Ontario or find a location to get Naloxone near you:  https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-naloxone-kits-free

While we advise against using illicit drugs, people who choose to use should be sure to:

  • never use alone
  • start with a small amount
  • not mix substances, including alcohol, as it increases risk of overdose
  • call 911 right away if they think someone is overdosing
  • make a plan and know how to respond in case of an overdose
  • use where help is easily available
  • be prepared to give breaths and/or administer Naloxone (Narcan) until help arrives. Have a kit accessible at all times and KNOW how to use it.
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