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PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Sat, December 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan.

This training will teach you concrete actions you can take to help combat the opioid crisis and prevent fatal overdoses. Trainees will learn:

Information about the current state of the opioid crisis in Philadelphia
Potential risk factors for opioid overdose
Signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose 
Information about naloxone including: what it is, how to use it, & where to get it*
The medical protocol for responding to an opioid overdose
Information about PA's Standing Order for Naloxone, Act 139, and the Good Samaritan protection


*Medication not provided

To register or address any questions, please contact overdose.prevention@phila.gov.

Registration encouraged, but not required. Walk-ins welcome!

Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library
68 West Chelten Avenue (Greene St. & Chelten Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19144-2795
215-685-2150

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