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NARCAN Training with the Boston Public Health Commission

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

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:
May 1
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Boston Quincy Marriott
1000 Marriott Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
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Organizer

BTEA

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