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Posted on: April 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] REVIVE! Opioids Lay Rescuer Training Event in Colonial Heights


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 naloxone
Trainings 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: 9:00am
Location: Colonial Heights Public Library (1000 Yacht Basin Drive, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
To register, visit this website:

For more information, contact: Candace Roney (804) 862-6410 ext 3143


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