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Quick Guide: Overdose Prevention & Response

Updated: Mar 9, 2023

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  1. What is Narcan? Naloxone is an opioid antagonist; meaning that it attaches to opioid receptors and reverses and blocks the effects of other opioids.

  2. What if someone takes Narcan without having taken opioids? It has no effect on someone who does not have opioids in their system.

  3. What are opioids? Examples of opioids include heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, and morphine.

  4. How and When to use Narcan:

Carry Narcan and Use Test Strips!

Download the Overdose Prevention and Response (ODPR) Zine below - how to fold a zine ;)

NARCAN Field Guide (2)
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