The Health and Human Services Department has estimated there has been over 42,000 deaths in 2016 due to overdose. The department of Behavioral Health overdose prevention training. Participants will learn harm reduction approaches, protocols for effectively administering naloxone (Narcan), the importance of the Good Samaritan Act 139, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Standing Order for Naloxone (Narcan).
Narcan will be available by request if your parish is in a community there is a possible increased risk of use.
The training will take place at Gloria Dei Church. Parking and snacks will be available. Register online.