Naloxone is available to anyone who is at risk of opioid overdose — or knows someone who is. Opioids include prescription painkillers and heroin. Both can put people at risk of overdose. Learn more about how to prevent overdose.
Naloxone can be given as a nasal spray or as an intramuscular injection. There are currently two products available for each method:
Make sure you know how to use your naloxone product so that you are prepared to respond during an overdose event. Watch Prevent an Overdose [Español] [Русский], a helpful video on how to administer intranasal and intramuscular naloxone.
IMPORTANT: Tell others where your naloxone is stored and how to use it.
Each day, about 3 people die from a drug overdose. Overdose Deaths are Preventable is the citywide campaign to raise awareness of these deaths and show New Yorkers that they can help save lives by carrying and using naloxone.