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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. 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:​​​​

  • Wednesday, November 29, 6 to 8 p.m.
    American Legion Post 38
    3300 Dundalk Avenue
    Dundalk, Maryland 21222

  • Tuesday, December 12, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Hereford Public Library
    16940 York Road
    Hereford, Maryland 21111

2018 Training Dates

  • Tuesday, January 30, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Reisterstown United Methodist Church
    246 Main Street
    Reisterstown, Maryland 21136

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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