Information for Medical Practitioners

State law allows physicians to prescribe Naloxone (Narcan ®) to anyone in a position to assist others during an overdose (e.g., bystanders). This is called third party prescribing.

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Naloxone (Narcan ®) Training

This training video is for those who want to assist others experiencing an opioid overdose by providing emergency assistance to them and by giving them intranasal naloxone (Narcan ®), the overdose antidote. After viewing the video and other information, individuals may ask their physicians/advance practice nurses about getting a prescription for naloxone (Narcan ®) (they can also be referred to this website for information about prescribing the drug and the intranasal applicator).

Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

The three regional opioid overdose prevention programs provide individuals at-risk for overdose, their family members, friends, and loved ones with naloxone rescue kits and educate and train them on how to prevent, recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. Additionally, funded organizations have established a procedure to make naloxone (Narcan ®) available to those who are either at-risk or have family, friends or loved ones at-risk for an opioid overdose. Intranasal administration of naloxone (Narcan ®) is the protocol recommended by the Department of Health.

North

Morris County Prevention is Key
25 West Main St.
Rockaway, NJ 07866
973-625-1998
info@mcpik.org
Contact: Melody Runyon

Central

Jersey Shore Healthcare
685 Neptune Blvd
Neptune Township NJ 07732
732-988-8877
jsasdrugstx@aol.com
Contact: Diane Villari

South

Urban Treatment Associates
808 Market St.
Camden, NJ 08102
856-225-0505
Contact: Joanna Dugan

Live Naloxone (Narcan ®) Training Classes

Free training classes are available in all three regions of the state.

North Central South
 

JSAS Healthcare, Neptune - Every Tuesday & Wednesday

Living Proof Recovery Center, Voorhees 1st Tuesday of the Month

Urban Treatment Associates [English] - Camden
Urban Treatment Associates [Spanish] - Camden

Heart of Hannah Women's Center, Paterson 10/2/17

10/2/17, 6pm
Township of Woodbridge
2 George Frederick Plaza
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Cure Ministry Light House Church, Cape May Courthouse 10/12/17
Community Hope Inc., Parsippany 10/4/17

10/4/17, 6pm
Clarity Treatment Center, LLC
262 State Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Woodman Company, Marlton 10/25/17
Jefferson Township Rescue Squad, Lake Hopatcong 10/5/17 10/11/17, 6pm
Atlantic Highlands Court House
100 1st Avenue
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
 
Integrity Inc., Newark 10/18/17 10/16/17, 6pm
Summit Behavioral Health
4065 Quakerbridge Rd.
Princeton Junction, NJ 08850
 
Integrity Inc., Secaucus 10/24/17 10/18/17, 6pm
Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
1931 Brunswick Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
 
Lakeland YMCA, Mountain Lakes 11/16/17    
Last Reviewed: 10/2/2017