Naloxone wears off within 20 to 90 minutes, so it is important to seek further medical attention.
Even if you’ve taken drugs, or have some on you, the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act protects you from simple drug possession charges. Always call for help.
Naloxone is NOT harmful to someone if they don’t have opioids in their system.
An overdose is always an emergency. Even if someone has taken naloxone, it can wear off before the person has completely recovered from their overdose. Always call for help.
The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act can protect you from simple drug possession charges. It applies to the person who has overdosed, the person who seeks help, and anyone else at the scene when help arrives.
Naloxone is available without a prescription. Take-home naloxone kits are available in most provinces and territories, at pharmacies or from health authorities, often free of charge. Take naloxone with you if you or someone you know will be using drugs.
Naloxone is available without a prescription at pharmacies. Take one with you, if you or someone you know, will be using drugs.
If you think someone is experiencing an opioid overdose call 9-1-1 or your local emergency help line, then give naloxone right away. Follow the directions on the kit.