The Erie County Department of Health and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force announced the next three months of trainings to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and use Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an opioid overdose.
Virtual trainings are offered in a one-hour format as “lunch and learns” for individuals who would participate during a break, and also in a 90-minute format. Participants who provide a mailing address will receive a free Narcan kit after the training is complete. Participants will need a computer with Internet access or a smart phone with the ability to access WebEx.
An in-person training is scheduled for DeGraff Community Center (139 Division St., North Tonawanda) from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 28. Additional in-person trainings will be announced. For information on a group training for a business or organization, call 716-858-7695.
Register for virtual or in-person trainings at http://www.erie.gov/opioidtrainings. The link to a WebEx meeting will be provided to registrants.
√ Register for ECDOH opioid trainings: http://www.erie.gov/opioidtrainings
√ Text for Narcan: 716-225-5473
√ Request an emergency Narcan box for a business: 716-858-7695
√ Buffalo & Erie County Addiction Hotline: 716-831-7007