We're sad to say that we're seeing an increase in suspected overdoses in the Truckee/Tahoe area. Thankfully, Narcan has been available in these instances and lives have been saved. Still, it feels important in times like these to remember our overdose prevention best practices and harm reduction tools.
To request Narcan, test strips, or other harm reduction supplies, check out:
The Speedy Foundation: text or call 208-471-8904
Gateway Mountain Center: text or call 530-426-2110 or visit 10038 Meadow Way Unit C in Truckee from 12-5 M-F
Tahoe Forest Health System: text or call: 530-606-0914 or visit the Emergency Department @ 10121 Pine Avenue in Truckee
Nevada County Behavioral/Public Health visit 10075 Levon Avenue in Truckee
You can learn about other local free harm reduction services at https://knowoverdosenc.com/local-resources/
❤️ CARRY NARCAN & GET TRAINED ON HOW TO USE IT
❤️ USE FENTANYL TESTING STRIPS WHEN USING DRUGS
❤️ TRY NOT TO USE ALONE WHEN POSSIBLE (neverusealone.com/hotline @ 800-484-3731)
❤️ GET YOUR STAFF TRAINED ON NARCAN ADMINISTRATION & CARRY IT IN YOUR WORKPLACE
Let's help keep each other safe & healthy, y'all!