Hamilton Opioid Information System - Naloxone

Naloxone is a medication that reverses the effects of opioid overdose.

So far in 2018:

  • Public Health and the Naloxone Expansion Sites have distributed 2125 kits and 418 people were reported as being revived by naloxone.

In February 2018:

Previous years:

  • In 2017, 1718 naloxone kits were distributed by Public Health, reviving 460 people.
  • In 2016, 462 kits were distributed, reviving 192 people .

Sources: Hamilton Public Health Services, Mental Health & Harm Reduction Program, extracted October 10, 2018; Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies, extracted April 16, 2018.