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DC Free Naloxone

Naloxone, also known as Narcan®, is used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

The Department of Behavioral Health makes this life-saving medication widely available and easy to get
in pharmacies and community sites across the District of Columbia.


Residents of the District of Columbia are eligible to have naloxone mailed to their home at no cost. This
service is ONLY available to residents of the District of Columbia – we cannot mail to addresses outside
of DC. Naloxone is shipped within 5-7 business days using discrete packaging. To request naloxone by
mail, please fill out and submit the form below:

Need it sooner?

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Did you know, Naloxone is available without a prescription at participating pharmacies in every Ward in DC.


Find a pharmacy that distributes naloxone near you at

Administering Naloxone

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You do not need medical knowledge or training to administer naloxone. Anyone can save a life. To
learn when and how to administer naloxone, please view this short video:

Order Naloxone

DC residents can request naloxone shipped to them by completing the form below:

This program is funded by the Government of the District of Columbia, Department of
Behavioral Health.

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