What is Narcan?

Narcan is the brand name for naltrexone. Naltrexone is a pharmaceutical drug used for the reversal of a known or suspected opioid overdose. Narcan cannot reverse overdoses of non-opioids. Anyone can be trained and carry Narcan.

Where to get Narcan

  • Any pharmacy, per the state of Massachusetts' Statewide Standing Order. No prescription needed. More detailed information from the state here.
  • Attend and complete an overdose prevention training (limited supply available)
  • Canton Police Department
  • Canton Fire & Safety Department
  • B.A.M.S.I's C.O.P.E. Center, Brockton. Phone: (508) 583-3405
  • Manet Community Health Center, Quincy and Hull (857) 939-4108. Taunton (781) 664-4637. Email

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