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FREE Opioid Overdose Response Training

FREE Opioid Overdose Response Training

From 08.04.2017 10:00 am until 08.04.2017 12:00 pm

At Health Services Building - 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

FREE Opioid Overdose Response Training

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Adult Addiction Program is offering free training to community members on the use of intranasal naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose and prevent death. Trainees will receive a free naloxone kit to administer to victims of opioid overdose. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Family members, friends and associates of someone who is using and at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medications. Teens under 18 may take the training if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Treatment program, recovery services, and transitional housing staff.

What Will I Learn?

Training will incorporate the following information:

  • What an opioid is.
  • How to recognize, respond to and prevent an opioid overdose.
  • How to administer the naloxone intranasally.

What is Naloxone?

Naloxone is a prescription medication that is used to reverse an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get “high” and is not addictive.

How to Register

To register, call the Adult Addiction Program at 410-222-0100 Monday through Friday between 5:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Training Date:

3 Harry S. Truman Pkwy., Front Entrance Annapolis, MD 21401 10 a.m. - noon

  • Friday, August 4, 2017
  • Friday, September 29, 2017

View the Opioid Overdose Response Training flier.

Authorized Naloxone Training Entities

2017-08-04 10:00:00
2017-08-04 12:00:00