December 01, 2016: The results of our evaluation of the First Responder training titled "Implementation of online opioid overdose prevention, recognition and response trainings for professional first responders: Year 1 survey results" has been published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Volume 169, 1 December 2016, Pages 1-4.
November 03, 2016: Janie Simmons and Erin Hass (of the MD DOHMH) presented "Implementation of Online Opioid Overdose Prevention, Recognition and Response Training with Standing Orders for Naloxone Access: Two State Models
(Pennsylvania and Maryland)" at the National Harm Reduction Conference in San Diego, California.
August 31, 2016: Happy Anniversary GetNaloxoneNow.org! Two years ago on International Overdose Awareness Day we began offering our lifesaving trainings online. As a result, over 20,000 individuals have taken one of the two trainings.
November 18, 2015: "Narcan" produced by Adapt Pharma has been FDA-approved! Stay tuned for updates on our website regarding this new, easy to use, all-in-one-piece product. Check out their interactive press release on our Home page (Updates).
October 12, 2015: We are in the process of updating our trainings thanks to funding from the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) network. We also are thankful for the ATTC's interest in helping to disseminate our life-saving trainings. The ATTC is supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
September 14, 2015: Thanks to the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR) at New York University, GetNaloxoneNow.org has the means to survey professional first responders and potential bystanders who have completed a GetNaloxoneNow.org training. Please help us improve our trainings by taking the survey!
August 31, 2015: HAPPY ANNIVERSARY GetNaloxoneNow.org!
A year ago today, we began offering our trainings for free to save lives. More than 8435 people have accessed the trainings in the last year from all 50 states and 108 countries!
April 09, 2015: Join kaléo execs for a discussion about options for accessing naloxone. They will address common questions that prescribers and pharmacists may have in response to a request for a naloxone prescription on April 20th at 1-845-749-4750 toll free.
Access Code: 196-316-672
December 15, 2014: We updated our website with technical upgrades and became reborn as GetNaloxoneNow.org!
November 15, 2014: The PA Department of Health and the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs chose our First Responder training as the free, online, training mandated by ACT 139. For more information, go to: http://www.ddap.pa.gov/
November 05, 2014: We presented our website and Bystander training module at Columbia University Medical Center's Addiction Rounds. Healthcare providers and students discussed the national epidemic, how to use naloxone, and how to teach patients about opioid safety and naloxone.
October 23, 2014: Janie Simmons and Maya Doe-Simkins presented at the National Harm Reduction Conference in Baltimore, MD. Conference Details.
October 22, 2014: We’re published! Check us out in EMS World. See article here.
October 17, 2014: Nurses from around the world heard about naloxone and overdose rescue at the international Nurses' Society on addictions conference in Washington, D.C.