Overdose Response Training & Naloxone Distribution


No need to pre-register!

2nd Wednesday monthly: 6 pm 

350 Montevue Lane (Entrance C)

Frederick, MD 21702


Every Friday: 1:00 pm

350 Montevue Lane (Entrance C)

Frederick, MD  21702

This hour-long training is available for anyone at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication and anyone who may have an opportunity to help someone experiencing an overdose. 

You will learn:

  • Types of Opioids
  • How to Recognize, Respond, and Prevent an Opioid Overdose
  • How to administer Naloxone/Narcan©
  • Resources for Family Members, Friends & Loved Ones

What is naloxone?

It is a medicine that reverses an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get high and is not addictive. Naloxone is safe and effective; emergency medical professionals and doctors have used it for decades.

Overdose Response Training flyer (click image to enlarge and print):

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Can’t Make One of the Times Listed?

For group training requests, please contact Jay Hessler at jhessler@frederickcountymd.gov or 301-600-1755.

Do an online training at: www.getnaloxonenow.org

  • Takes about 20 minutes to complete.
  • You must be at least 18 years old to register.
  • You must register with a Maryland zip code.
  • You must complete the guided questions throughout the training.
  • At completion of the entire training, you will be directed to print a certificate that can be used in pharmacies to acquire Naloxone.