In Wake County, unintentional deaths from the misuse of opioids have increased 144% from 2012–2016, and deaths due to synthetic opioids is a new trend. Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can reverse an overdose from heroin or other opioids.
 
 
Access to Naloxone
Wake County Human Services Naloxone Kits
FREE Naloxone kits available while supplies last.
10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh
Pharmacy Hours (no appointment necessary)
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–7 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Contains resources from the Bureau of Justice Assistance that support law enforcement agencies in establishing a naloxone program


Naloxone Saves NC
Provides information to the public and pharmacies about naloxone and North Carolina's statewide standing order for naloxone. 



North Carolina Good Samaritan/Naloxone Access Law
Describes how North Carolina law protects people who ask the police, 911 or EMS
for help because they or someone else is having a drug overdose.


North Carolina Harm Reduction's Community Based Overdose
Prevention Project
 
Describes distribution of naloxone to prevent drug overdose, groups at risk who
can get naloxone overdose prevention kits at no charge, North Carolina's 911
Good Samaritan/Naloxone access law related to drug overdose and pharmacies in North Carolina that sell naloxone. Also provides overdose prevention information and resources.


Visit the Wake County Drug Overdose Prevention Coalition website to learn more.