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Naloxone Kits

Naloxone (Narcan) is a drug that reverses an opioid overdose. All schools with grades 7 -12, within the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, have a Naloxone kit and have staff members trained to respond to an overdose.

The Health Unit provides free nasal spray Narcan (naloxone) kits to people who:

  • are currently using opioids or have a history of opioid use, OR
  • are family members or friends of someone who uses opioids.

Anyone with a health card can also go to participating pharmacies and receive a free naloxone kit. For a list of locations please visit the Ontario Naloxone Program’s website https://www.ontario.ca/page/where-get-free-naloxone-kit

If anyone would like further information please visit the Health unit website http://www.healthunit.org/ or call the Health ACTION Line at 1-800-660-5853 and ask for Harm Reduction.

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