The Lifesaving Opioid Overdose Reversal Medication
Where Can I Get Narcan (Naloxone?)
Narcan (naloxone) is available without a prescription at many pharmacies in California. Please call ahead for availability and pricing.
Narcan Vending Machines (FREE)
- Marin County Jail Lobby
13 Peter Behr Drive, San Rafael
8:00am – 11:00pm
- Marin HHS Social Services Courtyard
120 North Redwood, San Rafael
24 / 7 outdoor access
For organizations seeking Naloxone in bulk, apply here (PDF).
All Marin County Schools (TK-12) have been allocated (or have available for pick up) Narcan for on-campus use. For more information on training in schools, please contact mboyd [at] marinschools.org
The Spahr Center (FREE)
The Spahr Center provides Narcan at their office (150 Nellen Ave #100, Corte Madera CA) and via mobile outreach. Go to their website to find mobile distribution locations or call 415-573-5407 to make an appointment to pick up free Narcan.
OD Free Marin (FREE)
The County staff at OD Free Marin distribute small amounts of Narcan at their office (20 North San Pedro Rd, San Rafael CA 94903)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment to pick up free Narcan.
What is Narcan?
Naloxone (brand name Narcan) is a life-saving FDA-approved medication that is used to reverse the effects of overdoses from opioids such as heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone, and morphine.
Naloxone can be administered two ways: through injections (like a shot) or via nasal spray.
To learn more about how naloxone saves lives, go to the CDC’s naloxone page or read the National Harm Reduction Coalition’s opioid overdose guide.
Sobre la Narcan / Naloxona
Brain Mann | NPR Dec. 13, 2022 Drug maker Emergent BioSolutions is seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration to sell Narcan over the counter, without need for a prescription. The medication, an easy-to-use nasal spray version of the drug naloxone, has a strong track record reversing deadly opioid overdoses, which have soared in…
By Mackenzie Mays Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO >> Following spates of fentanyl overdoses among students, California public schools could be required to provide Narcan on campuses — a nasal spray that can reverse deadly effects of opioids. The proposal is part of legislation introduced by both Democratic and Republican state lawmakers this week that aims…