Opioid Overdose Prevention Program
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
Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Video
Please see the following for a sample opioid overdose prevention training video:
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