Opioid Overdose Response Training
The Baltimore County Department of Health is offering a free, two-hour training 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.
Tuesday, August 18, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company
12020 Greenspring Avenue
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
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 July 22, 2015