In partnership with the NYS Department of Health, we are pleased to offer a FREE Opioid Overdose Rescue Training which will teach the public how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose and how to respond using intranasal naloxone (Narcan).
On average, 130 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose. 77% of those overdoses happen in a non-clinical setting. This means that YOU are the help until help arrives. Overdose prevention education is vital to the health and safety of our community. Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps is proud to offer this free Opioid Overdose Rescue Training to the community we serve.
Participants in this course will learn the following:
What opioids are and how they affect you
How to recognize an opioid overdose
How to respond to an opioid overdose using intranasal naloxone (Narcan)
How to obtain naloxone (Narcan)
Safe usage, storage, and disposal of medications
Tools for talking about difficult topics with teens or family members
Other resources available in our community
Information will also be provided about resources available in our area for individuals and their families with substance use disorders.
Classes are approximately 90 minutes in length. Classes are conducted by our highly trained and compassionate staff who bring real world experience to the face of this crisis.
Please reach out to us with any questions that you may have. We can be reached at either 518-371-3880, ext. 154 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please sign up at www.cphmems.org/event