Apply for Free Narcan

Qualified organizations and entities can request FREE Narcan from DHCS through the Naloxone Distribution Project.

The Naloxone Distribution Project (NDP) is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and administered by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to combat opioid overdose-related deaths throughout California, and aims to address the opioid crisis by reducing opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of naloxone.


  • First Responders
  • Law Enforcement, Courts, & Criminal Justice Partners
  • Fire Department
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Religious Entities
  • Schools and Universities
  • Homeless Programs
  • Veteran Organizations

How to Request Naloxone:

Naloxone Distribution Project (NDP) Application



NDP application supplement EXAMPLE

Submit the application electronically or by mail for a minimum of 12 units of naloxone.

For more information, contact or visit the DHCS website.