Are you:- Currently using opioids such as heroin or prescription pain medications?- Abstinent from opioid use, but have used in the past?- A friend or family member of someone who currently uses opioids?- Working in a setting where opioid overdoses occur?- Interested in learning how to save lives?
If so,, then consider attending a REVIVE! Lay Rescuer Training. REVIVE! is Virginia’s Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education (ONE) program, helping people learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Medical experience is helpful but not necessary!
Come to a REVIVE! Lay Rescuer Training event to learn:- How opioid overdoses happen and how naloxone works- How to recognize overdoses- Risk factors for overdoses and myths about overdose reversal- How to administer naloxoneTrainings are free of charge, and include a free kit with supplies as well as information about how and where to purchase naloxone.
A REVIVE! training event is happening in your area:Date: Thursday April 26, 2018
Time: 9:00amLocation: Colonial Heights Public Library (1000 Yacht Basin Drive, Colonial Heights, VA 23834To register, visit this website: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PD95SNF
For more information, contact: Candace Roney (804) 862-6410 ext 3143---OR---REVIVE@dbhds.virginia.gov