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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 on the dangers of fentanyl and learn what to do before it's too late. Also view public service announcements on naloxone, stigma, and the Good Samaritan Law

2017 Training Dates

Overdose response training in Baltimore County will take place on:​

  • Tuesday, June 27, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Essex Library
    1110 Eastern Boulevard
    Essex, Maryland 21221

  • Thursday, July 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Lansdowne Library
    500 3rd Avenue
    Lansdowne, Maryland 21227

  • Tuesday, July 18, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Rosedale Library
    6105 Kenwood Avenue
    Rosedale, Maryland 21237

  • Thursday, August 3, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Loch Raven Library
    1046 Taylor Avenue
    Towson, Maryland 21286

  • Wednesday, August 23, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    North Point Library
    1716 Merritt Boulevard
    Dundalk, Maryland 21222

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.

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