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County Offers Free Training on Naloxone; Medication Used to Reverse Effects of Opioid Overdose

For Immediate Release: Monday, August 12, 2019

Residents concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction are invited to attend a free training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses with the use of Naloxone, a prescription medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.   

The two-hour training will be offered: 

Tuesday, August 27 
6:00 to 7:30 p.m. 
Department of Health and Human Services 
401 Hungerford Drive, Rockville 

 

Participants who complete the training will receive a free Naloxone kit.  Tips on overdose prevention and resources detailing local and national resources will be provided. The training is free but registration is required.  Email OverdoseResponseProgram@montgomerycountymd.gov or call 240-777-1836 to register. 

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Release ID: 19-278
Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6534