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Overdose Prevention Resources

In 2015, there were 1,439 overdose deaths from heroin, prescription opioids, and fentanyl in the state of Maryland.

*As reported by the Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Phoenix Health Center Participates In:

  • Washington County Alcohol & Drug Advisory Council

  • Washington County Project ACT Now (Opioid Misuse Prevention)

  • Washington County Opioid Fatality Review Team (OFRT)

Resources Available at Phoenix Health Center:

  • EVZIO®

    • EVZIO® (naloxone HCl injection), is a prescription auto-injector medicine used for the treatment of an opioid emergency such as an overdose or possible opioid overdose with signs of breathing problems and severe sleepiness or not being able to respond.

      • EVZIO® is to be given right away and does not take the place of emergency medical care.

      • Get emergency medical help right away after the first dose of EVZIO®, even if the person wakes up.

         

  • NARCAN® Nasal Spray

    • NARCAN® Nasal Spray is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of an opioid emergency such as an overdose or a possible overdose with signs of breathing problems and severe sleepiness or not being able to respond.

      • NARCAN® Nasal Spray is to be given right away and does not take the place of emergency medical care. Get emergency medical help right away after giving the first dose of NARCAN® Nasal Spray, even if the person wakes up.

      • NARCAN® Nasal Spray is safe and effective in children for known or suspected opioid overdose.

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