Naloxone (Narcan), the Opioid Rescue Drug
On July 1, 2017, the Coalition received a new grant from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to provide training and Narcan to NE TN first responders, law enforcement, community organizations, family members and friends of individuals at risk of an opioid overdose. Please contact Sherry Barnett (423-956-6529) to be trained and to find out how to receive a Narcan kit.
Naloxone is available without a prescription in 41 states:
AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NH, ND, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI andWV
Pharmacists at CVS Pharmacies in these states can provide you naloxone without a prescription. If you would like to purchase naloxone, simply ask a pharmacy team member