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Opioid Overdose Response Training

410-222-0100

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Adult Addiction Program is offering free training and a free naloxone kit  to community members on the use of intranasal naloxone, a prescription medicine to reverse an opioid overdose and prevent death. The training is for family members, friends and the associates of any individual who is using and at risk of overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medications. The training is also for treatment, recovery and transitional housing staff. Teens under 18 may take the training if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Training sessions will be held at sites in Anne Arundel County on the following dates:

  • Behavioral Health Building. 122 North Langley Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
    • Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - noon
  • Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401 (Use Front Entrance)
    • Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - noon

After completing the training, participants will receive a free kit that contains naloxone to administer to victims of an opioid overdose. Naloxone cannot be used to get “high” and is not addictive.

To register and for more information, call the Adult Addiction Program at 410-222-0100, Monday through Friday between 5:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 

View more training dates on the Opioid Overdose Response Training flier.

More information:

11.17.16 - Public Health Update: Teleflex MAD Nasal® Intranasal Mucosal Atomization Device Recall - Atomizers received at Anne Arundel County Department of Health naloxone trainings were not impacted.