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Identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs

Opioid Overdose Recognition and Response - NARCAN Training

Free

with Nancy Rice

Calendar Apr 15, 2021 at 10 am

Overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States--surpassing car accidents. With the recent increase in opioid overdoses, it is more important than ever to know to recognize and respond to an overdose. Attendees will:

  • Gain a better understanding of opioids and how they work
  • Learn the scope of the opioid epidemic locally and nationally
  • Identify the signs of an overdose
  • How to respond to an overdose
  • How to administer the life-saving opioid medication NARCAN nasal spray. (Note: NARCAN kits will not be provided. How/where to obtain NARCAN will be discussed.)
  • Understand Florida's overdose prevention laws

The trainingis provided by LSF Health Systems State Opioid Response Project Team Lead. Groups may request a specialized training by emailing the presenter, Nancy Rice, at nancy.rice@lsfnet.org  

Training will be offered virtually on Thurs, April 15th from 10am - 11:30am. For questions, email nancy.rice@lsfnet.org

 

 

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