Learn about preventing overdose, getting help with addiction, medication safety at home, and safe medication disposal.

Preventing Overdose

Naloxone is a safe antidote to reverse an opioid overdose. It neutralizes the opioids, reverses the possible fatal side effects, and helps someone breathe again.

OD Rescue Kits & Fentanyl Test Strips

Naloxone Distribution Program

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Getting help

There are a range of treatment services countywide, including specialized treatment services and referrals for youth and adults coping with addiction.

Addiction treatment locations

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, call for a free, confidential assessment.

Access Line: 1-844-385-9200 • Toll-free • 24/7

Medication safety

1 in 5 Ventura County Teens have abused prescription drugs.
Over 50% get them from friends and family.

Medication disposal drop-off locations