Free REVIVE! Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education Jan. 29

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~ Press release issued by Page Alliance for Community Action

The Northwestern Prevention Collaborative and Northwestern Community Services Board will offer a free virtual REVIVE! Training on Friday, Jan. 29 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

The one-hour on-line class provides an overview of how to recognize an opioid overdose, respond to an opioid emergency, and how to administer
life-saving naloxone.

This training is ideal for those who have loved ones who use or have used opioids in the past, as well as those who have personally used or are using opioids. It is also valuable for those who work in public places or businesses where overdoses may occur. Attendees will receive two free doses of Narcan by mail.

To register, visit nwprevention.org/2021-virtual-revive-trainings.

About Northwestern Prevention Collaborative

The Northwestern Prevention Collaborative covers the Lord Fairfax Planning District, encompassing the City of Winchester and the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren. NPC focuses on education around opioids, marijuana, juuling, and alcohol, with dual goals of preventing young people from misusing drugs and reducing the number of overdose deaths. The Collaborative is a partnership between Page Alliance for Community Action, Family Youth Initiative, Warren Coalition, Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition, and the Prevention Department of Northwestern Community Services.

About the Prevention Department at Northwestern Community Services Board

The Prevention Department at Northwestern Community Services Board has a mission to prevent substance misuse and suicide and to promote mental wellness in the Lord Fairfax Planning District. The Department utilizes evidence-based programs, practices and strategies targeting concerns identified by needs assessments and using the Strategic Prevention Framework as its guide. An emphasis is placed on community collaboration and mobilization, enabling groups to be brought together for the benefit of the community.

Find more information at http://www.nwcsb.com/prevention.php

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