Naloxone Distribution and Training

Naloxone is an essential part of harm reduction and reducing the effects of overdose on the community. We offer intramuscular and nasal naloxone as well as naloxone trainings, all at no cost!

What is Naloxone?

Naloxone, commonly known by its brand name Narcan, is an opioid reversal drug used to counter the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone is an incredibly vital resource to reduce opioid overdoses, we encourage all people to keep naloxone on hand in the event they are in a situation where an overdose occurs. 

Naloxone Saves Lives.

How to Book a Naloxone Training

Naloxone trainings only take 15 minutes, and you leave with two free doses of naloxone and the knowledge of how it works, and how to use it in an overdose reversal.

To book a naloxone training at our Bangor or Ellsworth location, email info@mainehealthequity.org


Naloxone FAQs

Does Naloxone Get You High?

No, naloxone does not get a person high, it only combats the effects of opioids in the body.

Can Administering Naloxone Hurt Someone?

No, administering naloxone to someone experiencing an opioid overdose will not hurt them. If the person has no opioids in their system, the naloxone will have no effect.

Is Naloxone Only for Opioid Overdoses?

Yes, naloxone only reverses the effects of opioids, it does not reverse the effects of other types of drugs.

If I Administer Naloxone, Do I Still Need to Call for Assistance?

Yes, if you administer naloxone you should still call for medical assistance.