Overdose Prevention Training: Recognizing and Responding to an Opioid Overdose New

According to the Centers for Disease Control, opioids were involved in 68,630 overdose deaths in 2020 (74.8% of all drug overdose deaths in the U.S.). Learn how to recognize the symptoms of an opioid overdose and respond to the situation by administering the life-saving medication Naloxone. You will receive information about the scope of opioid use in Nevada, basic harm reduction strategies, and learn about the Good Samaritan Law and Drug Overdose Act. You will leave class knowing how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose, and will receive an overdose response kit that contains Naloxone. Registration is required through Foundation for Recovery. To register, email or call Foundation for Recovery at info@forrecovery.org or (702)257-8199.

Dates:February 22, 2023
 W from 11:00 AM to 12 N
Location:Foundation for Recovery
Instructor:Sara Cerruto-Jacobs
Fee: $0.00
Materials:You will receive an opioid overdose response kit that contains Naloxone.

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Online registration is not available at this time. Please contact our office for more information.

 Phone: (702) 895-3394  Email: edoutreach@unlv.edu

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