naloxone program for schools
3-12-18: The Naloxone Program for Schools sponsored by ADAPT Pharma and facilitated by the Department of Health is now closed.
The Department of Health commends schools who ordered Narcan
via this program and encourages schools to continue to stock Narcan for use in
the event of an overdose. More information is available on the Department of Health website at
It is also recommended to take training that is developed by the manufacturer for the specific product you are using.
may reach out to their local Centralized Coordinating Entities
(CCE) to apply for additional doses through the
Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) Grant for First
Responders (which includes schools).
Adapt Pharma has expanded their offer to schools to obtain a second free 2-dose carton of Narcan. Schools who did not previously order a free 2-dose carton through the Division of School Health may now request 2 free cartons (4 doses) directly from Adapt Pharma
. The order form and instructions can be accessed at https://www.narcan.com/pdf/NARCAN-for-High-Schools-2018.pdf
If a school wishes to order Naloxone directly from Adapt Pharma please see the "Direct Purchasers" section below.
The free Narcan doses, distributed to schools by the Department of Health, expires May 31, 2018. This was a one-time offer from Adapt Pharma through a grant awarded to Adapt Pharma by the Clinton Foundation. There are currently no plans to offer replacement doses.
Adapt Pharma has provided the following information if Pennsylvania schools wish to order additional doses of Narcan at a reduced cost if they previously obtained 2 free cartons. The below information is for both existing and new schools who wish to purchase additional or replacement doses of Narcan.
and complete the form above. If you have any questions, please call Adapt
Customer Service at 1-844-4-NARCAN (844) 462-7226.
- Fax or
email the completed form to Adapt Customer Service at (484) 367-7815
customer service representative will contact you via phone within 24 hours
to let you know your documentation has been sent and is awaiting approval.
Updated: May 2018