Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction

Project Dawn (Deaths Avoided with Naloxone)


CLICK HERE to request a FREE NARCAN KIT through the mail


Project DAWN is a community-based overdose education and naloxone distribution program. Project DAWN participants receive training on:

  • Recognizing the signs and symptoms of overdose
  • Distinguishing between different types of overdose
  • Performing rescue breathing
  • Calling emergency medical services
  • Administering intranasal Naloxone

What is Naloxone?

Naloxone (also known as Narcan) is a medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug (heroin, fentanyl or prescription pain medications). When administered during an overdose, Naloxone blocks the effects of opioids on the brain and quickly restores breathing.


CLICK HERE to learn about administering Naloxone


For more information about Project Dawn or to receive a free Naloxone Kit:

Phone: 937-573-3548

Email: nmaurer@miamicountyhealth.net


Miami County Safe-T-Point

Safe-T-Point is a Syringe Service Program (SSP).  SSPs are public health interventions that:

  • Prevent the spread of bloodborne infectious diseases associated with injection drug use (IDU) by providing sterile syringes, Free Hepatitis C and HIV Testing, Free condoms and other supplies
  • Reduce the number of improperly discarded syringes in the community
  • Minimize risk of needle sticks to first responders and law enforcement officials
  • Serve as vital links to referrals with health and social services

Safe-T-Point is located:

The Bethany Center -  339 South St., Piqua, OH 45356

Thursdays from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM