Opioid Overdose Response Training
The Baltimore County Department of Health is offering free, two-hour trainings on how to recognize, prevent and respond to an Opioid overdose by using intra-nasal naloxone (a prescription medication that is used to reverse an overdose). Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required.
Trainings in Baltimore County will take place on the following dates:
Thursday, August 27, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Victory Villa Community Center
404 Compass Road East
Middle River, Maryland 21220
Thursday, September 17, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Hereford Volunteer Ambulance Association
901 Monkton Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111
Tuesday, September 29, from 6 to 8 p.m.
8604 Liberty Road
Randallstown, Maryland 21133
Tuesday, October 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.
500 Third Avenue
Lansdowne, Maryland 21227
Thursday, October 22, from 6 to 8 p.m.
320 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21204
Looking for a training in Baltimore City? View the City's calendar for details.
Who should attend?
If you are concerned that a loved one is at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication, this training is for you.
What will I learn?
Training participants will learn the following:
- What an opioid is
- How to recognize, respond to and prevent an opioid overdose
- How to administer intra-nasal naloxone to reverse an overdose
What is naloxone?
Naloxone is a prescription medicine that reverses an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get high and it is not addictive.
What will I get for completing the training?
You will receive a completion certificate, a prescription for naloxone, and a kit containing the medication.
Thank you for your interest in attending this training, please complete the form below. If you have questions or concerns, please call 410-887-3828.
Revised August 24, 2015