Virtual Narcan Training

A life is lost to opioid overdose every 11 minutes in the United States. Overdoses are a leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old. Preliminary data from suggests that there was roughly a 5% increase in overdose death last year leading to around 72,000 deaths. This makes 2019 one of the deadliest years on record in terms of fatal overdoses.

Unfortunately, the pandemic may have worsened this crisis; according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), overdose rates increased between 30% – 40% thus far.

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administering Narcan within 11 minutes can mean life or death

Our facilities will host virtual Narcan training events with their respective medical experts. Research has shown that education on Narcan administration can help communities decrease rates of overdose deaths. Facility medical staff will also host Q&A sessions to for viewers who may have questions. Below are the dates of each facility’s training event and a link to register:

  • Adcare Tues, Aug 25, 2020 4:00 PM EDT Sign Up
  • Greenhouse Wed, Aug 26, 2020 5:00 PM EDT Sign Up
  • Desert Hope Wed, Aug 26, 2020 8:30 PM EDT Sign Up
  • Recovery First Thurs, Aug 27, 2020 4:00 PM EDT Sign Up
  • River Oaks Thurs, Aug 27, 2020 4:30 PM EDT Sign Up
  • Oxford Friday, Aug 28, 2020 1:00 PM EDT Sign Up
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