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Mayor Walsh: All 1st Responders Will Carry Narcan

Members of the drug prevention and treatment community in Boston, including Kay Walsh of South Boston CAN Reduce Underage Drinking, stood with Mayor Marty Walsh at South Boston Police Station District C-6 yesterday as he announced that the Boston Public Health Commission will train Boston police officers and firefighters to use Narcan — the opioid overdose reversal medication — so that all first responders in the city will have access to the medication. Full story here.


Click here to watch a Narcan demonstration by Sarah Mackin of the Boston Public Health Commission AHOPE Program.

BPHC Narcan

Got Drugs?

Dispose of expired prescriptions at the South Boston C-6 Police Station 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — no questions asked.

South Boston C-6 Police Station
101 West Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127

BPHC Drug Take BAck Kiosks

What is collected?

Prescription medications
Over-the-Counter medications
Pet medications
Sample medications
Pills, capsules, inhalers, ointment & patches
Liquids in glass or leak-proof containers

What is not collected?

Bloody or infectious waste
Aerosol cans

It’s safe, easy, free, and confidential!

Just make sure to scratch off all identifying information on the prescription label.