We’ve had a big year for opioid and heroin overdoses in the United States and we’re currently facing one of the most major public health crisis’ of our time. According to the *CDC, 16,000 deaths in the United States involved opioids and over 8,000 of which involved heroin. Cities like Cincinnati saw record numbers of overdoses with almost 200 overdoses in just a fewdays.
Thankfully, Naloxone, an opioid reversal medication, arrived on the scene and has since saved thousands of lives. We watched as Naloxone became more available and more professionals were trained on how to administer it. In many counties statewide, the
life-saving overdose reversal medication is now available without a prescription. Some communities are even making the overdose kits available to the public free of charge.
As it becomes more readily available, it is our duty as healthcare professionals to educate the public on what it is, how it can help them, and most importantly, where they can find it.
In an effort to reach more people and save more lives, Recovery Addiction Services has added a new directory, in addition to their existing addiction treatment directories, specifically for Naloxone. The directory will help people to find pharmacies in their area that carry Naloxone and in turn help to save more lives that are currently being claimed by the growing heroin epidemic.
As one of the largest growing online addiction and recovery directories, it is our mission to supply as many people as we can with the tools that they need to navigate addiction. By joining our directory, you will be not only helping us accomplish this, you will be saving lives and bringing more customers to your pharmacy.
List your pharmacy on our directory today and let’s help save more lives.