GOW Task Force sponsors free Narcan training on May 13
Press Release, GOW Task Force and GCASA
A free opioid overdose prevention online Narcan training is scheduled for May 13. The program is hosted by the GOW Opioid Task Force and Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Prevention Department.
The videoconference training offers two one-hour sessions: 10 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. Participants need to attend only one of the sessions to receive credit.
Topics to be covered include the disease of addiction, a brief history of the opioid crisis, signs and symptoms of opioid use and overdose, the overdose reversal drug Narcan, the administration of Narcan and where to obtain Narcan.
“After completing a registration form, an attendee will be sent a link for this online training,” said Christen Ferraro, task force coordinator. “Once the training is complete, that person will receive a free Narcan nasal spray kit from a licensed provider.”
To register, send an email requesting a registration form to email@example.com.
For more information, visit www.gowopioidtaskforce.org.