On-Site Naloxone Training
The Jefferson County Department of Health will be offering free, 15-20 minute training at the event on recognizing, preventing, and responding to an opioid overdose by using naloxone. Naloxone is a prescription medication used to reverse an opioid overdose. Opioids are substances such as heroin, fentanyl, or prescription pain medication.
WHAT IS NALOXONE?
Naloxone is a prescription medicine that reverses an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get high, and it is not addictive.
WHO CAN ATTEND?
People worried that a loved one or community member is at risk for overdosing on opioids.
People who work with populations at risk for overdosing on an opioid.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
What an opioid is.
How to recognize, respond to, and prevent an opioid overdose.
How to use intranasal naloxone to reverse an overdose.
Resources for getting help for you or a loved one struggling with substance use disorder.
WHAT WILL I GET FOR COMPLETING THE TRAINING?
A free naloxone kit containing the medication and training on how to recognize and reverse an opioid overdose.