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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, April 17, 6 to 8 p.m.
    The Good Shepherd Church of God in Christ
    8301 Liberty Road
    Windsor Mill, Maryland 21244
     
  • Wednesday, April 25, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Sollers Point Multi Purpose Center
    323 Sollers Point Road
    Dundalk, Maryland 21222
     
  • Thursday, May 10, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Eastpoint Mall
    7839 Eastpoint Mall
    Dundalk, Maryland 21224
     
  • Wednesday, May 23, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Hiss United Methodist Church
    8700 Harford Road
    Parkville, Maryland 21234
     
  • Wednesday, June 6, to 8 p.m.
    Pikesville Library
    1301 Reisterstown Road
    Pikesville, Maryland 21208

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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