ADAPT, Inc. Empowering Communities with Life-Saving Narcan Kits

Published 3:39 pm Friday, November 3, 2023

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Project ADAPT has received funding to distribute free Narcan nasal spray kits as part of its efforts to combat the opioid crisis. With the help of the Louisiana Department of Health, Project ADAPT aims to equip citizens with life-saving tools to prevent opioid overdose deaths.

Narcan is a medication that can temporarily reverse opioid overdoses and is safe and easy to administer. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), individuals who struggle with opioid use disorder or those prescribed high-dose opioid medications should carry naloxone. Project ADAPT strives to ensure the widespread availability of Narcan in Washington Parish by providing Narcan kits and comprehensive training sessions on Narcan administration.

During the training sessions, individuals and groups can learn the essential knowledge and skills required to respond efficiently in situations involving drug overdose. This brief training takes only three minutes but can significantly impact saving lives.

To access this invaluable resource, visit Project ADAPT, located at 357 Austin Street. For more information, please contact Cheryl Bruton at 985-735-0160.

About Timothy Holdiness

Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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