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Responding to Opioid Overdose – Naloxone (Narcan) Training

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Naloxone (Brand name Narcan) is an intranasal medication that can be used to reverse opioid overdose. Last year in the US, there were 109,680 Americans who lost their lives to opioid overdose, many involving powerful synthetic opioids like Fentanyl. These statistics represent a vast increase in overdose deaths from previous years. Using naloxone and other evidence-based prevention and harm-reduction strategies, we as a community can help reduce overdose deaths.

This FREE training will teach you how to recognize opioid overdose, and how to administer naloxone. All participants will receive a free opioid overdose rescue kit including naloxone. All ages are welcome, parents are encouraged to attend.

About the Presenter / Trainer: Lauren Johnson, MA, CASAC – In addition to being a proud Somers Parent and appointed member to Somers Partners in Prevention, Lauren Johnson is a Masters Level Credential Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor and is a credentialed Opioid Overdose Prevention Provider with New York State. Lauren has over 13 years experience with Prevention, Treatment, Recovery and Harm Reduction.

Please register online.
Our programs are supported by the Friends of the Somers Library through our patrons’ generous contributions.
The Somers Library ~ (914) 232-5717 ~ www.somerslibrary.org


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82 Primrose Street
Katonah, NY 10536
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