FREE Narcan and Fentanyl Test Strips Distributed
Woonsocket — In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day and an effort to fight the opioid crisis, free Narcan and Fentanyl Test Strips will be distributed at Community Care Alliance parking lots located at 55 John Cummings Way (at the bus stop), and 800 Clinton Street in Woonsocket. This event will be held from 1:00 – 4:00PM on August 31, 2018. Information about other outreach and distribution sites around the state can be found at www.overdoseday.com/usa/us-ri/
Local sponsors and participants of the event include Protect Families First, House of Hope, RI Users Union, Rhode Island Community Addiction Recovery Efforts, Parent Support Network, Hope Recovery Center of Newport, Encore, Rest, Weber/Renew, Providence Healthy Communityies Office, Preventing Overdose and Naloxone Intervention/The Miriam Hospital, COCAC Behavioral Healthcare, Community Care Alliance, Anchor Recovery Community Center and Mobile Outreach, Woonsocket Prevention Council, RIDOH, BHDDH.