Overdose Response Training & Naloxone Distribution

Overdose Response Training flyer
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Virtual Training Flyer Updated 5.2023 Opens in new window

Day & Evening Virtual & In-Person Training Sessions! 

No need to pre-register! 

Every Friday: 1:00 pm (Click to join virtual session)


2nd Wednesday monthly: 6 pm (Click to join virtual session)

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
  • 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.

Can’t Make One of the Times Listed?

For group training requests, please contact us at HarmReductionServices@FrederickCountyMD.gov or 301-600-1777.

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.