In-person trainings are held in the Core Conference Room at the Frederick County Health Department, 350 Montevue Lane, Frederick MD 21702. Enter through Entrance C, the conference room is located across from the elevators.
Virtual Trainings: Please note to join Microsoft TEAMS virtual training you must have access to a computer/laptop, iPhone, or Android. When using your phone you must download the FREE Microsoft TEAMS app first. When joining from a computer/laptop you may join as a guest.
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
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.