Residents concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction are invited to attend a free training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses with the use of Naloxone, a prescription medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.
Trainings will be offered:
- Thursday, Jan. 24, 5:30-7 p.m.
Department of Health and Human Services
401 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD
- Wednesday, Feb. 13,, 3-5 p.m.
Damascus Community Recreation Center
25520 Oak Drive, Damascus, MD
Participants who complete the training will receive a free Naloxone kit. Tips on overdose prevention and resources detailing local and national resources will be provided. The training is free, but registration is required. Register by email at OverdoseResponseProgram@montgomerycountymd.gov or call 240-777-1836.