Drug Safe Solano Members Establish Give Life a Chance Program

California Delta
4/21/2020

The Solano County Sherriff’s Office and Mercury Pharmacy, both members of Touro University California’s Drug Safe Solano program, are proud to announce the launch of the Give Life a Chance naloxone (also known as Narcan) distribution program this summer, which will increase the availability and ease of access of Narcan – a life-saving medication that quickly reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. As Solano County’s first major joint effort between law enforcement services and professional social services, the Give Life a Chance has great promise to save lives while reducing negative public conceptions about opioid misuse and opening the doorway for future multidisciplinary efforts.

“It is with great hope that Narcan will be accessible to those in need, so that anyone in the community may one day save a life,” said Lt. Swafford of the Solano County Sherriff’s Office.

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