Overdose kits include Narcan (naloxone) nasal spray that reverses the effects of opiate overdose. Once administered, it can quickly restore breathing, reverse the effects of opioids, and prevent death. (It’s harmless if given to someone not having an opiate overdose.)
With the rise in the use of opioids in Stark County, you should know where you can get an overdose kit. This is especially true if someone you know is using opioid drugs—you may save their life.
Contact a location below to get an overdose kit and for possible training on how to use one.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, call or text the hotline numbers below for immediate, confidential support 24 hours a day.
You can get a free overdose kit at the following locations, or—if you’re a Stark County resident—you can get one via mail by requesting one online from Canton City Public Health.
Naloxone kits at the Stark County Health Department are available by appointment. If interested, please call (330) 451-1678.
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