| An initiative of the Delaware County Prevention & Recovery Coalition

Who Needs Narcan®?

If You or Someone You Know:

  • Uses prescription opioids for chronic pain, especially at high doses
  • Uses opioids in combination with other sedating substances (like benzodiazepines or alcohol)
  • Uses opioids and have certain medical conditions such as HIV, liver disease, lung disease, or depression
  • Injects opioids 
  • Has Access to opioids (including prescription opioids)
  • Has an opioid dependence, particularly following reduced tolerance
  • Has prior history of opioid overdose

Source: Narcan® Caregiver brochure,