Ways You Can Help

In an emergency, time is critical.

As a community member who is familiar with basic emergency information, you can respond quickly and take action — from calling 911 to starting chest compressions. This can buy precious time until emergency responders can get to the scene. 

Four key areas where people can make a difference:

Opioid Overdose

Narcan® administration

Mental Health

  • Mental health crisis
  • 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Cardiac Events

  • Chest Compressions (Hands-Only CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)


Covering the wound, applying pressure, and using a tourniquet