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NARCAN Training with the Boston Public Health Commission

April 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Boston Public Health Commission, the country’s oldest health department, is an independent public agency providing a wide range of health services and programs. It is governed by a seven-member board of health appointed by the Mayor of Boston.

They will present a Narcan training educating attendees on overdose prevention. The training includes:

  • Background information surrounding the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and Boston
  • Factors that increase an individual’s risk for overdose
  • How to identify the signs and symptoms of overdose
  • The protocol for responding to an overdose (including the Good Samaritan Law and administering nasal naloxone)
  • How to access and obtain naloxone (Narcan)
  • Referral to services for risk reduction and access to treatment

Details

Date:
April 30
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Website:
http://buildingtradesforrecovery.com/event/narcan-training/

Venue

Boston Marriott Quincy
1000 Marriott Drive
Quincy, MA 02169 United States
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Phone:
6174721000