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Healthy Workplace Lunch & Learn

NARCAN® Training - NARCAN® Nasal Spray is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of a known or suspected opioid overdose emergency.

By Trudy Bodenbach

When and where

Date and time

Friday, March 17 · 12 - 1pm CDT


Saint Anthony's Health Center , OSF Healthcare Perpetual Help Center 1 Saint Anthony's Way Alton, IL 62002

About this event

Hosted by OSF Saint Anthony’s Psychological Services--

Hear about the opioid epidemic in southwestern Illinois including:

• Local overdose data

• What happens when a person overdoses

• How to recognize an overdose

• How to administer NARCAN®

• Local resources

• How to access free NARCAN®

This event is hosted by OSF Saint Anthony's.

Lunch will be provided.

Presented By: Karen Tilashalski, Community Health Specialist, Chestnut Health Systems

Karen grew up in Edwardsville and holds a Master's in Education degree from SIUE. She has been employed as a Community Health Specialist and Coalition Coordinator for Chestnut Health Systems for 9 years. She is working on an Illinois Department of Human Services’ Overdose Education & Naloxone Distribution grant. Her work involves harm reduction awareness, NARCAN® training and distribution, coalition work, and data collection. Karen has worked as a prevention specialist for 20 years and as an educator for over 40. She currently lives in Maryville where she gardens, refinishes furniture, paints, and loves chasing around her 2 grandchildren.

About the organizer

Organized by
Trudy Bodenbach

Provider Grand Rounds