Narcan (Naloxone) Resources

What is NARCAN/Naloxone? 

Naloxone is a life-saving opioid agonist that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose; NARCAN is a trade brand name of naloxone.

naloxone kits on campus 

Narcan (naloxone) kit in an AED location at PWHC

In accordance with Act 811 of 2023, trademarked Narcan (Opioid Overdose Event) kits are available on the University of Arkansas campus. Arkansas Code 6-60-122 took effect on Jan. 1, 2024 and requires public institutions of higher education in the state of Arkansas to keep a naloxone kit on campus.

Additionally, in section 2.C.4 of the code it states,a list of locations of each opioid overdoes kit required under subsection (a) of this section shall be available through each institutions’ campus health center and the Department of Public Safety”.  Download a list of Narcan Kit locations on the University of Arkansas campus here

NARCANsas app 

Anyone who uses a Narcan Kit is encouraged to report the use of the kit on the NARCANsas app, which can be downloaded on the Apple Store or Google Play Store. This app also has other helpful information available to users such as information about what happens in an opioid overdose, a way to report naloxone administration, a search engine to find treatment, prevention information, peer recovery support information, AR Take Back collection sites, and more. We encourage you to download the app today!

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Narcan Training 

Receiving education and training about Narcan is important. During the fall and spring semesters, SEAR hosts a monthly NARCAN training (find the locations, dates, and times on HogSync) presented by NWA Harm Reduction.

In addition to SEAR's Narcan trainings, the Narcan training video below is available via Destination Arkansas Blackboard Activities (DABA) for undergraduate students who started fall 2018 or later and all students, faculty and staff who do not receive the DABA content can watch the same Narcan training video below, attend a SEAR Narcan training in the fall or spring, or can learn more through the Department of Human Services' NARCANsas site or an in-person collegiate Narcan Campaign (SOR II)

For on campus substance use and support resources, reach out to SEAR via email at