Opioid Crisis Response

Strong communities make for strong recovery. Community members—including families, neighbors, employers, educators, charitable organizations, and faith-based institutions— are the backbone of communities that foster recovery among its residents. Research shows that peer support services can provide a valuable approach to guide individuals as they work to maintain recovery. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Heard about the opioid crisis? Overdose doesn’t mean it’s Over. We are all first responders! The Library now provides NARCAN (Naloxone HCl) for on-site use during an opioid overdose emergency. Detailed information about NARCAN administration can be found here. Please note that Library Staff are required to call 911 for follow-up medical aid if Narcan is administered.

Downloadable NARCAN Quick Start Guide

How to Use NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Nasal Spray (YouTube Video)

Administering Naloxone – American Medical Association

Naloxone Drug Profile – The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health (Vol. 3. 4th ed.)

Attleboro Council on Substance Abuse Prevention

Attleboro Council on Substance Abuse Prevention Facebook Page

International Overdose Awareness Day – August 31st

September National Recovery Month