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.
Please note, overdose death rates involving fentanyl are rising at an alarming rate. Watch a video from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on the dangers of this drug.
Training in Baltimore County will take place on:
Tuesday, October 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center
323 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, Maryland 21222
Wednesday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.
1100 Frederick Road
Catonsville, Maryland 21228
Who should attend?
Individuals concerned that a loved one is at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication and those with certificates that will expire within the next three months are encouraged to attend this training.
Individuals with questions about renewing their certificate should call 410-887-3828.
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.
Looking for a training in Baltimore City?
View the City's calendar for details.
Online Request Form
Thank you for your interest in attending an overdose prevention training, please complete the form below. If you have questions, concerns or need to cancel your registration, please call 410-887-3828.
Revised September 27, 2016