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Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

COVID-19 Update

To help reduce the number of opioid overdoses in our community, we are providing opioid overdose prevention training and linkage to naloxone (Narcan®) over the telephone.  Anyone can access this free service by calling (607) 762-2622, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please find our program handouts here.

Opioid Overdose Prevention Training and Linkage to Naloxone (Narcan®)

The UHS Addiction Medicine Department runs a New York State Department of Health-certified opioid overdose prevention program. We provide overdose prevention training and linkage to naloxone (Narcan®) to all patients across our department’s care continuum. We also give trainings to individuals and groups in Binghamton and across Broome County.

Individuals can receive training and linkage to naloxone (Narcan®) over the phone by calling (607) 762-2622, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To schedule overdose prevention training for your community organization or group, please call (607) 762-2172.

Report Your Naloxone (Narcan®) Use

When you use naloxone (Narcan®) to reverse an overdose, please let us know by calling (607) 762-2622. We will help you get more naloxone (Narcan®) and connect you with local resources, if you need them. Thank you for saving lives in our community.

Program Handouts and Helpful Links

Our program handouts contain information about:

•    How to respond to an opioid overdose
•    How to report naloxone (Narcan®) use and get a refill through our program
•    Local pharmacies that provide naloxone (Narcan®) without a prescription
•    The Naloxone Co-Payment Assistance Program (N-CAP)
•    New York State’s 911 Good Samaritan Law
•    The Southern Tier AIDS Program’s syringe exchange and opioid overdose prevention programs
•    How to build a safety plan

The New York State Department of Health, Prevent & Protect, and the Harm Reduction Coalition have a number of opioid overdose prevention resources available to the public.

Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Video

Please see the following for a sample opioid overdose prevention training video:

United Health Services Hospitals, Inc. Opioid Overdose Prevention Program Training