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© Oak Medical Arts 2017.

naloxone

opioid antidote

non-addictive opioid antagonist that temporarily reverses the effects of opiates.

safe

With proper administration naloxone is a drug that can save lives.

In the absence of an opioid, naloxone has no effects.

no second guessing

overdose side effects

including, respiratory depression, sedation and hypotension.

YOUR OAK PHARMACIST

Trained Pharmacists are authorized to dispense naloxone kits obtained through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies.

Naloxone may be dispensed without a prescription, after receiving training from a certified pharmacist.

no rx required

no charge

Naloxone is available at no charge for eligible Ontarian's.

pharmacist dispensing

A trained pharmacist can teach you how to safely use naloxone for yourself or a loved one.

RX

abuse free

Naloxone does not increase the likelihood of risk-taking behaviours, and cannot be abused.

Naloxone is a safe, highly effective rescue medicine for opioid overdose, a leading cause of death worldwide.

​Naloxone attaches to the same parts of the brain that receive heroin and other opioids, and it blocks the opioids for 30-90 minutes to reverse the respiratory depression that would otherwise lead to death from overdose.

30-90 minutes

Oak Commitment

Starting Jan 1, 2017

3000 Over 5 Campaign

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3000
2000
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703 kits dispensed as of Jan 1, 2018!
Oak is committed to supporting the community with harm reduction services. We have challenged ourselves with an organizational goal of dispensing 3000 kits over 5 years. 

Training

individual
+
clinic

Onsite | Private | Clinic Location

group
+

Clinic

Group session of 3-5

Offsite training of 5-10+

offsite

Eligibility

Current

Currently using any opioids or narcotics

past

Previous user of opioids or at risk of using again.

Friend, Family Member, or Someone in a position to assist someone with an opioid overdose

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