In times of increased stress and uncertainty, these resources can help provide much-needed support.
I need to talk to someone. Who can I call if I am going through a crisis?
You are not alone. Reach out to the following support hotlines for immediate help. If you have an emergency, please dial 911.
- SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
- 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline: Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org
- Text SHATTERPROOF to 741741 to speak with a compassionate, trained Crisis Counselor. Confidential support 24/7, for free.
How can I get access to naloxone?
Most states make naloxone available for purchase in pharmacies without a prescription. Visit Safe Project to read your state's rules on naloxone. Below are a few resources on how to obtain free naloxone kits.
- Visit National Harm Reduction Coalition, a national nonprofit serving people who use drugs. They offer naloxone and syringe access, harm reduction trainings, and connections to local groups.
- Find Naloxone in your state with Recover Together with Google, an interactive tool with helpful addiction resources and naloxone locator.
- Next Distro is an organization focused in advocating for addiction health resources and naloxone distribution in the U.S. They provide free to low-cost Naloxone access all over the nation.
- Free Naloxone Kits in NYC: Obtain Naloxone (Narcan) from a New York City Opioid Overdose Prevention Community-Based Program (PDF).
- Get a FREE Emergency Overdose Rescue Kit from the NYC Emergency Overdose Rescue Kit Program (PDF)
Where can I do a substance test for nonprescribed fentanyl?
Due to individual state laws, rapid fentanyl test strips (FTS) are not widely available. Below are organizations that can assist you further.
- Visit Harmreduction.org, a coalition centered on science-based strategies with and for people who use drugs. Their website provides a breakdown on all you need to know about fentanyl.
- Get free fentanyl test strips from Fent Check, an organization solely focused on providing tests strips in the state of California.
- APLA Health is an organization seeking to bring equitable health care services to members of the LGBT community. They provide free fentanyl test kits in California. Visit https://aplahealth.org/fentanyl/ to learn how to receive yours.
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