Stop Overdoses in PA Week
Naloxone will be available for free this Thursday to any Pennsylvanian at nearly 80 locations across the state
December 11, 2018
Information from Commonwealth of PA:
Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week is a statewide initiative to distribute naloxone and get help for residents suffering from the disease of opioid-use disorder.
On Thursday, December 13, naloxone will be available for free to any Pennsylvanian at nearly 80 locations across the state.
“Every Pennsylvania resident has a role to play as a potential first responder. Save a life by having naloxone + using it if you find someone who overdosed. Find a location near you → pa.gov/opioids ” (Pennsylvania Department of Health)
Naloxone is also available at most pharmacies across the state year-round. Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine issued this standing order prescription to any Pennsylvanian to get naloxone for anyone who may need it.
Click on the following link for further information from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is loaded with information on Naloxone, where to call for help etc.
More from PA. Gov web site:
Call the Hotline 1-800-662-HELP to speak to a professional.