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Opioid Overdose Reversal Class

The Chris Atwood Foundation

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Opioid Overdose Reversal Class
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Free Class Registration (See Event Description for Location and Parking Information) Nov 29, 2017 Free  

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**training locations at bottom**

Overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., and the majority of those deaths are from opioids like prescription painkillers and heroin.  Naloxone is a safe, effective medication that, when given in time, can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  It has saved thousands of lives.  If you or a loved one use opioids, legal or illicit, you need this training!  

 

All attendees will receive instruction on how to recognize the signs of overdose, what to do and not do in an overdose situation, how to administer naloxone, and follow up procedures.   Each attendee will also receive a free Revive kit provided by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, which includes all the supplies needed to administer naloxone. Naloxone is available free of charge for trainees who are at high risk of witnessing an overdose.  Naloxone can also be purchased at participating pharmacies without a prescription in Virginia and Maryland. 

 

**training locations vary, check carefully that you have the right address for your training time, listed below**

 

Last Wednesday of every month, from 6:30 - 8pm

Fairfax - Falls Church Community Service Board

8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive

Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Room 1-408 East (located behind reception desk)

 

Thursday, Sept 21st, 6:30 - 8pm

Charles E. Beately, Jr. Central Library

5005 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22304

Large Meeting Room.

 

Wednesday, November 1st, 6-7pm 

Phoenix House Counseling Center 

200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 104 

Arlington, VA 

 

 

Wednesday, December 13th, 6-7pm 

 

Phoenix House Counseling Center 

 

200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 104 

 

Arlington, VA 

 

 


 

Have questions about Opioid Overdose Reversal Class? Contact The Chris Atwood Foundation

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The Chris Atwood Foundation

This program is brought to you by The Chris Atwood Foundation, a DC area nonprofit founded in memory of a beloved son and brother lost to heroin overdose. The CAF is dedicated to combating the stigma and the opioid epidemic in our area through education and access to resources.

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