Narcan (naloxone) is an opioid overdose reversal medication.

Nalxone binds to the opioid receptors in the brain and relieves the subject of the difficulties presented by an overdose of opioids. It further precipitates withdrawl for individuals who have developed a dependency on opioids.

Click the button below to access the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Naloxone information page. There are links to trainings, background on Act 139, and more.