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Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can reverse an overdose from opioids, including heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioid medications. 

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What is Naloxone?

Naloxone quickly reverses an overdose by blocking the effects of opioids. It can restore normal breathing within 2 to 3 minutes in a person whose breath has slowed, or even stopped, as a result of opioid overdose. 


How Can I Get Naloxone? 

Your primary care provider/family doctor can give you a prescription for Naloxone that can be filled at any CT pharmacy. 

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What Do I Do If I Used Naloxone on Someone?

Complete the following link if you have administered Naloxone to someone 

How Does Naloxone Work?

Naloxone reverses an opioid overdose by blocking the effects of opiates on the brain and by restoring breathing.


NORA (Naloxone and Overdose Response App)

NORA is a free app from the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Use NORA to prevent, treat, and report opioid overdose.

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Video of Naloxone Nasal Spray

Prefilled devices that spray medication into the nose


Video of Naloxone Auto-Injector

Prefilled devices that inject medication into the outer thigh.


Reduction of Opioid Use and Cravings

There are medications you can obtain from your physician to help combat opioid addiction as well as treat withdrawal symptoms 

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