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PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training | Free NARCAN Days
Wed, July 17, 2019 1:00 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. We will be available from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
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
1 free kit is available per person, while supplies last.
To register or address any questions, please contact email@example.com
Registration encouraged, but not required. Walk-ins welcome!