Narcan Training – December 13

The Greater Boroughs Partnership for Public Health is offering free training for using a drug to reverse opiod overdoses

Above: At a training next week, member of the public can receive supplies and training to help reverse opoid overdoses. (image from Unsplash by NEXT Distro)

The Greater Boroughs Partnership for Health* is providing a free Narcan Training session a week from tonight.

Registration is required (here) for the 30 minute session, and space is limited. The event will be held at the Northborough Free Library, in their upper meeting room.

The notice explains:

Narcan is the brand name of the generic naloxone and is a life-saving medication that can reverse an overdose from opioids – including heroin, fentanyl, and prescription medications – when given in time.

This Free Narcan training will provide participants with a brief training on how to recognize an opioid overdose, when and how to use Narcan, and a free kit to take home. The kit includes:

  • 2 doses of Narcan
  • Fentanyl test strips with instructions
  • Face shield
  • Instructions on Narcan administration
  • Recovery resource guide

*Southborough Public Health is a member of the Greater Boroughs Partnership.

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