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  • Naloxone:
    • Get Naloxone Now
      In as little as 20 minutes, you can learn techniques to save the life of a loved-one, friend, co-worker, neighbor ... anyone ... who is experiencing an overdose caused by prescription narcotics or heroin. You can also find out where you can obtain the lifesaving, easy-to-use antidote, naloxone, as well as access relevant information and links on our website.
    • Don't Die - Get Naloxone, Save a Life
      Don’t Die is a campaign of the Baltimore City Health Department focused on reducing the stigma of addiction, promoting substance use disorder treatment, and educating the public to recognize and respond to an overdose with the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone.
    • Maryland Overdose Response Program
      Offers in-person, hands-on training and certification in recognizing and responding to opioid overdose with naloxone.
  • Before it's Too Late
    Tools and resources for Family and Loved Ones from Maryland statewide effort to bring awareness to the rapid escalation of the heroin, opioid, and fentanyl crisis in Maryland–and to mobilize all available resources for effective prevention, treatment, and recovery before it’s too late.
  • Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Spotlight on Opioids
    The Spotlight on Opioids assembles opioid-related information from the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health into one document to better inform the general public, especially family and friends of people with an elevated risk of opioid overdose, opioid misuse, and/or opioid use disorder. 
  • Opioid Facts for Teens (NIDA)
    The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) designed this guide to help teens and their families learn the facts about opioids and make smart, informed decisions.