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Naloxone can safely and quickly reverse an opioid overdose.

Naloxone Training Video

Naloxone is a medication that will safely and quickly reverse an opioid-involved overdose. Naloxone is safe for people without medical training to administer, including non-traditional first responders like staff at community-based organizations and loved ones of people who are using opioids.

This training video will review how naloxone works; how to administer naloxone; and other steps to take to ensure someone experiencing an opioid-involved overdose is safely revived.

If you are a community-based organization (CBO) in suburban Cook County, after completing this training video, please have the contact person at your agency complete the Naloxone Request form . Your agency will certify in good faith that staff at your organization have been trained in overdose response and naloxone administration after viewing this video.

For members of the public, CBO staff and volunteers, and first responders, please download this guide to using naloxone booklet or this one-page naloxone poster.

Questions about naloxone? Please complete this form and we will be in touch.

  • Are you a law enforcement agency looking to report an overdose reversal? Please click here .
  • Are you a community-based organization looking to report an overdose reversal? Please click here .

Naloxone can also be obtained from Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution sites through suburban Cook County – click here to find your closest program .

Naloxone can be dispensed without prescription at local pharmacies under the Illinois statewide standing order . Your insurance may cover the cost of this life-saving medication.

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Updated May 24, 2022, 4:24 PM