On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose (CDC, 2017). In Massachusetts, there were 1233 confirmed deaths in the first nine months of 2018 (MDPH Data Brief, 2018) Overdose deaths are preventable and can be prevented by laypeople. Overdose prevention education is vital to the health and safety of the Boston community.
Naloxone, more commonly known as Narcan, has been credited with reversing nearly 1,124 overdoses in Boston from October 2016 to May 2017. Join Harbor Health on September 18 from 5-7 to be trained in Narcan.
5:00-5:30 - Registration and food
5:30-6:30 - Training
6:30-7:00 - Questions and networking