International Overdose Awareness Day is on Aug. 31. There are several opportunities for anyone to learn how to administer naloxone to help prevent overdose and save a life. The sessions are offered virtually during the pandemic.
Virtual Narcan Training at 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday via JSAS Healthcare
All participants will receive a treatment voucher for 30 days of free substance abuse treatment at JSAS Healthcare, Inc. to use or distribute to any person that needs medication-assisted treatment. In addition, education will be provided on how to administer Narcan® (naloxone) to reverse a heroin/opioid overdose. Contact Diane Villari at email@example.com
Hazlet’s Hope Network
Free training will be offered on Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. Registered participants will receive free naloxone nasal spray kits after the training session. Offered by RWJMS and the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Register at Hazlet’s Hope Network at 732-832-7660.
Pictured: Hazlet Township Committee member Scott Aagre, Deputy Mayor Tara Clark and Hazlet Hope’s Barry Mulligan