Naloxone Overdose Prevention Laws

Unintentional drug overdose is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Administering naloxone hydrochloride (“naloxone”) can reverse an opioid overdose and prevent these unintentional deaths. This map focuses on state laws that provide civil or criminal immunity to licensed healthcare providers or lay responders for opioid antagonist administration. Read more.

Please note, this map also appears on the Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System at

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