Opioid overdose prevention training starts May 11

JERSEY CITY – The Hudson County Department of Health and Human Services will offer five training sessions in conjunction with opioid overdose prevention.
The training is free and will include overdose prevention strategies, signs and symptoms of an overdose, how to administer Naloxone, rescue breathing, overdose prevention, legal rights, support information and resources.
Free Naloxone kits will be available.
The sessions are scheduled for:
May 11
5:50 – 7 p.m., Alpha Healing Center, 600 Pavonia Ave. Suite B 8th floor, Jersey City.
June 13 or June 16
2 – 4 p.m., Secaucus Public Library, 1379 Patterson Plank Road, Secaucus.
July 13 and July 20
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Kearny Health Center, Assembly Room, 645 Kearny Ave., Kearny.
Space at these sessions is limited. If you are interested in attending any of these training sessions contact Don Hebert at (973) 625-1998 ext. 18, or email him at dhebert@MCPIK.org as soon as possible.
The Opioid Overdose Prevention Project is made possible by funding received from the New Jersey Governors Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, New Jersey Department of Human Resources, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Morris County Prevention is Key, Inc.

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