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Overdose prevention in three easy steps.
You start by visiting your doctor. If you don't have a doctor, you can visit one for free at the Wilkes County Health Department. Most doctors in the county are set up for Project Lazarus. If you think you'll have trouble getting to a doctor's office, give us a call at (336) 667-8100 or email us at email@example.com. Outside of Wilkes?Try the Overdose Prevention Locator, or call us and we can connect you.
The video teaches you how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an overdose, how to respond, how to use naloxone rescue medication, how to know if your use of an opioid is out of control, and how to get help. The video is 20 minutes long and you can watch it in the privacy of the doctor's office. You can also watch it online.
Once you've watched the video, your doctor will give you a prescription for naloxone, the antidote for reversing and prescription opioid overdose.
Naloxone is the antidote to reverse opioid overdoses. We are providing it to anyone in Wilkes County for free.
The Project Lazarus Naloxone Rescue Kit contains:
Bring your prescription to Brame Huie Pharmacy:
1920 West Park Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC
Ph: (336) 838-8988
After you pick up the naloxone kit from Brame Huie Pharmacy, take some time to watch the instructional video with your family. Remember, they are the ones who can save you during an overdose. The kit has tips and a script you can use to start talking to your family about overdose.
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