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Phoenix Community Overdose Prevention Training

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sonoran Prevention Works will be hosting a 2-hour community Overdose Recognition, Response, and Naloxone administration training at the Burton Barr Central Library February 13th, 2019.

People who use or have a history of using drugs (prescribed or non-prescription), friends & family members, healthcare professionals, behavioral health and treatment providers, and ALL members of the community are WELCOME and encouraged to attend!

Naloxone (Narcan) is an easy-to-use medication that when administered in time, can prevent death due to opioid overdose. Common opioids include heroin, OxyContin, codeine, Percocet, and Vicodin.

Participants of this training will learn:

– The basics of Harm Reduction
– Statistics Nationally and Locally here in AZ
– The laws that were passed
– How unaddressed trauma impacts brain development
– What is Substance Use Disorder
– How to recognize if someone is overdosing
– How Naloxone reverses an overdose
– How to respond to an opioid overdose using Naloxone
– How to create an overdose plan

This training is free and every attendee will receive free intramuscular Naloxone kits!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Questions at mjagles@spwaz.org or 480-930-5931

Details

Date:
February 13
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Organizer

Sonoran Prevention Works
Email:
hcoles@spwaz.org
Website:
http://spwaz.org

Venue

Burton Barr Central Library (meeting room A)
1221 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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