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Attend a free training in Baltimore County
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. Training is scheduled for the following dates in 2017:
Wednesday, January 25*, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Drumcastle Government Center, Third Floor
6401 York Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
Wednesday, February 15*, from 6 to 8 p.m.
1301 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, Maryland 21208
Tuesday, March 14, from 6 to 8 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Essex
911 Mace Avenue
Essex, Maryland 21221
Tuesday, April 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Hiss United Methodist Church
8700 Harford Road
Parkville, Maryland 21234
Tuesday, May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m.
855 Sulphur Spring Road
Arbutus, Maryland 21227
Wednesday, June 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center
323 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, Maryland 21212
*These training will be cancelled if Baltimore County Government closes due to inclement weather.
The training is aimed to reach those who are concerned about loved ones or friends who may be at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication. In addition to learning about opioids, participants will be taught how to recognize, respond to and prevent an opioid overdose.
The session will teach registrants how to administer intra-nasal naloxone to reverse an overdose. Participants will receive a certificate of completion, prescription for naloxone that can be filled on site, and a kit containing information and other materials.
Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. Register online at www.baltimorecountymd.gov/odresponse or call 410-887-3828.