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Preventing an Overdose Death

Naloxone

Information from the Tennessee Department of Health on the lifesaving medicine Naloxone, also known as Narcan™, an opioid antagonist that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.

Find Naloxone in Your Area

The following anti-drug coalitions across the state have access to Naloxone for possible distribution.  Locate the coalition closest to you and contact them for more information.

Prescription Drug Take-Back Boxes

Information on drug take-back boxes from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

Join an Anti-Drug Coalition

In counties and communities across Tennessee, anti-drug coalitions are working to reduce dependence on harmful and potentially lethal substances such as prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. These local efforts, funded by the State of Tennessee since 2008, help get the word out about the dangers and consequences of substance use.