|April Vince MSSA, LSW
216.201.2000 ext 1538
|Becky Karns MPH
216.201.2000 ext 1607
Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided with Naloxone) is an opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) program.
Its purpose is to save lives by providing Naloxone to individuals and families of those who are at-risk for opioid overdose.
Cuyahoga County’s Project DAWN was launched on March 1, 2013 and has since documented nearly 1,000 overdose rescues.
Those who take part in the program learn about:
Participants are given free Naloxone kits containing three vials of Naloxone Hydrochloride medication. The training will teach you how and when to use Naloxone.
You can receive the training if:
Cuyahoga County MetroHealth Project DAWN operates four free community walk-in clinics that are open to everyone, regardless
of what county you live in:
12201 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland
Walk-in hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11 p.m. – 3 p.m.
1701 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland
Walk-in hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Note: Cleveland EMS Headquarters has free parking available on the street
5550 Venture Drive, Parma
Walk-in hours: First Friday of every month 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
4242 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland
Walk-in hours: Mondays and Wednesdays | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursdays | 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Project DAWN Expanded Mobile Unit (in the MetroHealth RV)
3370 W.25th St., Cleveland OH 44109
Mondays – Fridays | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Project DAWN in Cuyahoga County is funded by the MetroHealth System, the Ohio Department of Health, the Cuyahoga County Executive’s Office, and the Alcohol Drug and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County.
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