11.4.19 – Opioid Overdose Response Training in Annapolis

Last updated: September 10, 2019

Date and Time:
11.4.2019 @ 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location:
3 Harry S. Truman Pkwy., Front Entrance
Annapolis, MD 21401

FREE Opioid Overdose Response Training and Naloxone Kit

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Adult Addiction Program is offering free training to community members on the use of intranasal naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose and prevent death. Trainees will receive a free naloxone nasal kit to administer to victims of opioid overdose. To sign up, call 410-222-1937.

Who Should Attend?

  • At-risk individuals, family members, friends and associates of someone who is using and at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medications. Teens under 18 may take the training if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Treatment program, recovery services and transitional housing staff.

What Will I Learn?

Training will incorporate the following information:

  • What an opioid is.
  • How to recognize, respond to and prevent an opioid overdose.
  • How to administer the naloxone intranasally.
  • Information about the Good Samaritan Law, treatment and recovery services
    and family support.

What Is Naloxone?

Naloxone is a prescription medication that is used to reverse an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get “high” and is not addictive.

How to Register

To register, call the Naloxone Training Line at 410-222-1937 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Click here to view/download the flier.

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