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Online Opioid Overdose Response Training

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, opioid overdose response training (PDF) will now be conducted via Webex. See schedule below. If you or someone you love is in imminent need of Narcan, please call the REACH line at 410-887-3224.

The Baltimore County Department of Health is offering  free, two-hour, online training sessions 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. Preregistration is required.

Please note: Overdose death rates involving fentanyl are rising at an alarming rate. 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​​​​

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday, July 21

6 to 8 p.m.

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Thursday, July 30

10 a.m. to Noon

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Wednesday, August 12

6 to 8 p.m.

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Tuesday, August 18

6 to 8 p.m.

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Tuesday, August 25

6 to 8 p.m.

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Tuesday, September 1

6 to 8 p.m.

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Tuesday, September 8

6 to 8 p.m.

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Saturday, September 12

10 a.m. to Noon

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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.

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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