We offer naloxone (Narcan) and overdose response training free of charge to people in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Making naloxone widely available in our communities saves lives by preventing opioid overdose deaths. In 2020, we distributed 2,516 doses of naloxone to our community, and received 114 reports of overdose reversals: instances where people used the naloxone they received to save a life.
We especially prioritize getting naloxone into the hands of people at risk of overdose and their families and friends. We also offer fentanyl test strips as an overdose prevention tool.
I’m a person in Riverside or San Bernardino County who needs naloxone.
- Please call or text our hotline at (951) 446-0983 to request free naloxone and/or fentanyl test strips.
- You can pick up your naloxone and test strips from our office in Riverside, or receive them by home delivery or mail. All options require a brief training.
- You don’t need ID or health insurance, and we don’t require personal information from you.
I’m part of a local organization or business interested in overdose prevention training.
- We’d love to work with you to train your team to respond to an overdose.
- Please call our office at (951) 364-5311 or email [email protected] to request a training. We offer sliding-scale rates based on your organization’s size and budget.
- We’ve trained people in all kinds of settings, including treatment and sober living, shelters, community-based organizations, bars and concerts, college classrooms, and more.
I need naloxone, but don’t live in Riverside or San Bernardino County.
- In the U.S., visit NEXT Naloxone to find naloxone in your area.
- Narcan Training Video (English, NEXT Distro)
- How to Respond to an Opioid Overdose (ASL, Daniel Carl Torsch Foundation)
- Narcan Nasal Use (Español, Valleywise Health Medical Center)
- Intramuscular naloxone (Spanish, Idaho Department of Health & Welfare)
- Using Fentanyl Test Strips (English, Utah Naloxone)
- Understanding California’s 911 Good Samaritan Law (English, Drug Policy Alliance)
- Fentanyl Use and Overdose Prevention Tips (English, DOPE Project)
- Fentanyl Safety for First Responders (English, DOPE Project)
- Overamping: Stimulant Overdose (English, NEXT Distro)
- Sobreestimulación y “Overamping”: Sobredosis de Estimulantes (Español, NEXT Distro)
- TripSit Overdose Page (English, TripSit wiki)