Naloxbox installed at Mental Health and Recovery Board office
From Gazette staff reports
The Mental Health and Recovery Board of Union County is working to improve health outcomes and to connect individuals struggling with addiction with treatment resources through the installation of a Naloxbox in their Main Street office.
“Naloxboxes” are installable wall units that can be placed in bathrooms, hallways or near first aid or AED kits. They hold up to two kits of Narcan, the opioid overdose reversal medication, and a CPR mask in case the person overdosing is not breathing.
Associate Director Holly Zweizig invited the Union County Health Department to train staff on overdose response and be present for the installation of another life-saving resource for c…