Mon, Oct 04 | Google Meet (online)

FREE Online Naloxone Training - October 4, 2021

This 1-hour class prepares you to save the life of a suspected opioid/heroin overdose patient using a nasal spray. The overdose reversal kit will be mailed to you upon completion of the training session.
Registration is full. Email: info@whendfcc.org to get on a wait list.
FREE Online Naloxone Training - October 4, 2021

Time & Location

Oct 04, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Google Meet (online)

About the Event

Webster Health and Education Network (WHEN:DFCC) is pleased to present virtual Naloxone training on 10/4/21 at 6:00pm through Monroe County Office of Mental Health.

This 1-hour class prepares you to save the life of a suspected opioid/heroin overdose patient using a nasal spray. The overdose reversal kit will be sent to registrants upon completion of the training session, so your mailing address is required with registration. We recommend using a personal email address to register and receive the meeting link, as some business and school organizations block email content. All adult, Webster community members over 18 are welcome.

Naloxone is a prescription medicine that reverses an overdose and blocks the effects of opioids. When a person is overdosing on an opioid, they can experience over-sedation, breathing can slow down or stop, causing their heart to stop beating. Naloxone temporarily counteracts these life-threatening effects. The latest version of the overdose prevention kits contain a form of naloxone that can be sprayed into a person’s nose. There are no serious side effects, although the patient might experience opioid withdrawal symptoms upon waking. The American Medical Association and others have endorsed community-based, educational programs that distribute naloxone. While our coalition's primary goal is the prevention of chemical use, we recognize that Naloxone can offer people a critical second chance for recovery.

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