Naloxone (also known as Narcan) is a medication that can reverse an overdose that is caused by an opioid drug. When administered during an overdose, Naloxone blocks the effects of opioids on the brain and restores breathing within two to eight minutes.
If you are interested in obtaining a Project DAWN kit, or would like more information, contact Krista Pruitt, Injury Prevention Coordinator (419) 424-7441 or visit www.odh.ohio.gov/health/vipp/drug/ProjectDAWN
Project DAWN kits are free. Donations are accepted but not required.