The Grey-Bruce Public Health Unit launched The Naloxone Program in August of 2015. This collaborative effort is supported by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The intention of this partnership is to prevent opioid overdose and save lives.
To learn more about Naloxone and the Naloxone Program, click here.
To learn more about how Naloxone works and the signs and symptoms of opioid overdose, watch the video below from the Peterborough Drug Strategy .
Naloxone kits and training is available for free at the Health Unit, Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4 pm, no appointment or prescription needed. Training is also available at local pharmacies. To find out where naloxone is available near you search https://www.ontario.ca/page/where-get-free-naloxone-kit.
For more information follow the links below.
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
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