Sign up for free Narcan Training on Tuesday

Southborough Public Health is offering free training for using a drug to reverse opioid overdoses

Above: At a training next week, members of the public can receive supplies and training to help reverse opioid overdoses.

The Greater Boroughs Partnership for Health are providing another session to train the public on how to use Narcan, plus the necessary supplies.

The life-saving training session at the Southborough Library will only take a half hour.

An event flyer promotes:

Nearly 40% of overdose deaths occur while a bystander is present. Narcan access for bystanders can help save lives.

Pre-registration is required to participate (here) since space is limited. The event will be held at the Southborough Library this Tuesday, May 30th from 4:00 – 4:30 pm..

Narcan Training FlyerThe event page 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

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