Substance use is related to many of the leading causes of death in Snohomish County. Opioid use disorder is an increasing concern in our communities.
To really make an impact, it will take all of us working together to ensure that prevention, response, treatment, and long-term recovery efforts are in place. Residents and businesses should learn more about opioids, overdoses and prevention strategies.
Opioids & Heroin Local Resource Guide: Due to increased attention on Snohomish County’s heroin and opioid issues, a local resource information card has been developed with resources, websites and phone numbers.
Overdose Rescue Kits
Naloxone (Narcan) is a medication that prevents opioid drug overdose. Narcan kits are now available, without a prescription, at 8 pharmacies in Snohomish County. The pharmacist will provide education about how and when to use Narcan. Call ahead for pricing and insurance information. View a list of locations where you can purchase this medication.