May 10, 2023
Overdose Response Training & Naloxone Distribution
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
No need to pre-register!
Click to join: https://health.frederickcountymd.gov/ORT-Wednesday
Please use link to join the virtual training. 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.