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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 intranasal naloxone—a prescription medication that is used to reverse an overdose. Due to limited seating, preregistration 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. View public service announcements on naloxone, stigma and the Good Samaritan Law. Find additional information and resources from the Maryland Department of Health.

Training Dates​

  • Tuesday, September 24, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Woodlawn Library
    1811 Woodlawn Drive
    Woodlawn, Maryland 21207
     
  • Saturday, October 5, 10:30 a.m. to noon
    Sollers Point Community Center
    323 Sollers Point Road
    Dundalk, Maryland 21222
     
  • Wednesday, October 16, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Towson Library
    320 York Road
    Towson, Maryland 21204
     
  • Tuesday, October 29, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Perry Hall Library
    9685 Honeygo Boulevard
    Perry Hall, Maryland 21128
     
  • Wednesday, November 13, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Sollers Point Library
    323 Sollers Point Road
    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 certificates should call the Bureau of Behavioral Health at 410-887-3828.

What Will I Learn?

Training participants will learn:

  • What an opioid is
  • How to recognize, respond to and prevent an opioid overdose
  • How to administer intranasal 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 Session in Baltimore City?

View the city's calendar for details.

Online Registration 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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