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:
- Tuesday, May 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Oregon Ridge Lodge
13401 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
- Monday, June 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Arbutus Public Library
855 Sulpher Spring Road
Arbutus, Maryland 21227
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.
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 or concerns, please call 410-887-3828.
Revised March 29, 2016
Revised April 6, 2016