In addition to access to treatment, services, and support for people with substance use disorder, naloxone is a critical tool to address the opioid epidemic. Drug overdose deaths are seeing an increase and the vast majority of these deaths are opioid- and fentanyl-related.
The commonwealth is anticipating a significant supply of naloxone in the coming months. The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs encourages everyone to learn about the ways individuals, organizations, and agencies can access naloxone.
Click here for resources to access no-cost naloxone.