Naloxone Resources

You can access naloxone one of the following ways:

1. Behind the counter at selected pharmacies. All CVS and Walgreens pharmacies now have naloxone available “behind the counter”, although not all pharmacists know how to train someone to administer it. If you’re not sure how to ask a pharmacist for naloxone, print this Golden Ticket and take it with you. Remember to ask to be trained!
Not all pharmacies have naloxone, so here is the most recent list of  pharmacies with a standing order to sell naloxone behind the counter: Pharmacies with Naloxone Standing Order.

2. Prescription. Your doctor can write you a prescription that can be filled at any pharmacy.

3. Naloxone Pilot Site. If you are a user or a potential bystander (i.e., you are at risk of overdose or you personally know someone at risk of overdose), you can get free training and naloxone at one of these pilot sites:

BAMSI                

81 Pleasant Street
Brockton, MA
Phone: 508-583-3405

AHOPE Boston

Needle Exchange Program
723 Massachusetts Ave.
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-534-3967

The AIDS Action Committee

359 Green Street
Cambridge, MA
Phone: 617-599-0246

Northeast Behavioral Health

280 Union Street
Lynn, MA
Phone: 781 -592-0243

Seven Hills Behavioral Center

1173 Acushnet Avenue
New Bedford, MA
Phone: 508-996-0546
Contact: Connie Rocha-Mimoso

Tapestry Health

16 Center Street, Suite 423
Northampton, MA
Phone: 413-586-0310
Contact: Judy Margo

Bay State Community Services, Inc.

13 Temple Street, 3rd Floor
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-471-8400 x142
Contact: Jackie Gutierrez, Outreach Worker

AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod

428 South St. Hyannis, MA
Phone: 508-778-1954,  866-990-2437,  508-778-1954

Click  here for a list of pharmacies in Massachusetts that have standing orders to dispense naloxone.

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Other resources:

Prescribe to Prevent (resource for providers)

Website: www.prescribetoprevent.org

Learn to Cope

Website: www.learn2cope.org
Meetings:
Mondays
Brockton- Independence Academy, the Recovery HS
Cambridge- Spaulding Hospital

Tuesdays
Pittsfield- Berkshire medical Center
Gardner- Haywood Hospital
New Bedford- St. Luke’s Hospital
Quincy- Eastern Nazarene College
Tewksbury- Tewksbury Memorial High School
Cape Cod Yarmouth- Yarmouth Police Station

Wednesdays
Framingham- Edward M Kennedy Community Health Center
Taunton- Parker Middle School
Lowell- Saints Medical Center
Gloucester- Rose Baker Senior Center

Thursdays
Salem- Salem Hospital
Worcester- Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital
Rhode Island- DATA of Rhode Island Office
Norwell- Longwater Place Building
Holyoke- Providence Behavioral Health Hospital