Increase in overdose deaths over the past 10 years in Guilford County
People who die each day in NC due to overdose
Percentage increase from 2019-2020 in overdoses among African Americans.
Annual cost of medical expenses and loss of work due to OD deaths in Guilford County
Opioids account for 80% of overdose deaths in Guilford County.
Signs of Overdose
Loss of consciousness
Breathing is slow, erratic, or stopped
Body is limp
Choking or gurgling sounds
Face pale or clammy
Slow or erratic pulse
Why Naloxone (Narcan)?
Naloxone (brand name Narcan) can help reverse an overdose when given to the victim quickly.
Guilford County offers free naloxone kits and instructions/training on its use. Add naloxone to your first aid kit and you can help save a life.
Pick up your free kit at the following locations:
High Point Locations
Guilford County Division of Public Health Pharmacy 501 East Green Drive High Point, NC 27260 336-641-7620 Directions
Tuesday and Friday Kaitlyn’s House 410 Gatewood Ave High Point, NC 27262 336-505-8122 Directions
Triad Adult & Pediatric Medicine 606 N. Elm High Point, NC 27262 336-840-9621 Directions
Guilford County Division of Public Health Pharmacy 1100 East Wendover Avenue Greensboro, NC 27405 336-641-3388 Directions
Triad Adult & Pediatric Medicine 1002 S. Eugene Street Greensboro, NC 27406 336-279-4259 Directions
Help is available. Addiction is an illness and can be treated.
Find resources for you, a family member, or a friend.