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Prevent Opioid Overdoses-Project Dawn

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24-Hour Hotline 440-989-4900 -- Emergency or crisis issues for substance abuse or addiction should be handled through this 24-hour hotline

Prevent Opioid Overdoses - We can with Narcan

Narcan - also called naloxone - is a medicine that may reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug (Percocet, Vicodin, morphine, Demerol, heroin, Oxycontin). Narcan blocks the effect of the opioid on the brain and can help a person start breathing again. Narcan is an emergency medicine that may reverse the effects of an opioid, however additional medical care is needed - call 911 immediately. Narcan does not reverse overdoses caused by non-opioid drugs like cocaine, alcohol, methamphetamines and benzodiazepines.

Narcan kits are available through the Lorain County Project Dawn services. LCPH gives kits at no cost to community partners and residents that want a naloxone kit.  

Pick up a Narcan kit at:

Lorain County Public Health
9880 Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria, Ohio

Narcan kits are available weekdays (excluding holidays) between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. by appointment (call 440-322-6367) or walk-in. Allow 20 minutes for a confidential educational session.  For other Narcan pick-up locations, click here.

Get treatment for an opioid addiction

Treatment services available in Lorain County include: detoxification, withdrawal management, and outpatient and residential treatment for men, women and teens. An assessment determines the level of care needed to start your journey towards recovery.

For a complete list of local drug treatment services, call the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Service Board of Lorain County at 440-282-9920.

Find Support

Many support groups are available in Lorain County for drug users and their families. Groups include:

Click here to find a list of more support groups.