Naloxone is a medication that temporarily reverses and opioid overdose.
Naloxone kits are given to anyone who uses opioid drugs, or their families and friends. Take home kits and training are available free of charge and without a prescription for people at risk of overdose, and their family and friends.
Who Can Get a Free Naloxone Kit?
Take-home kits and training are available free of charge and without a prescription for people at risk of overdose and their family and friends.
You can get a free kit if you are:
- An individual who uses opioids currently or have in the past and who is at risk of using again.
- A family member, friend or other person able to help someone at risk of an opioid overdose.
- A client of a needle syringe program or Hepatitis C program.
- Newly released from a correctional facility.
Naloxone Kits and Training
People and organizations who work with clients can call the Health Unit at 519-753-4937 ext.
471to determine eligibility for naloxone kits and training. Naloxone kits and training are available from the Brant County Health Unit and at many pharmacies in Brantford and Brant County. Kits are available at:
St. Leonard's Community Services (133 Elgin St. and 225 Fairview Dr., Unit 1)
- Brantford Downtown Outreach Team (12 Market St.)
- Haldimand Norfolk Brant Van Program (289-440-4912)
- Brant County Health Unit (194 Terrace Hill St.)
Anyone can pick up kits from the pharmacy (e.g., friends and family of people who use opioid drugs, service providers). Call your pharmacy ahead of time to make sure a kit is available before you visit. To obtain a kit from the pharmacy, you must provide a health card. To find a pharmacy near you, call the ConnexOntario helpline: 1-800-565-8603.
For a location near you where you can get naloxone kits and training please see