May 22, 2019
9:30 am to 11:30 am, 2 hours
2913 Kensington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA
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Prevention Point Philadelphia (PPP) provides trainings to participants, providers and community members on how to use Naloxone (Narcan), a medication that reverses an opioid overdose.
These Overdose Prevention and Reversal Training sessions will be held at Prevention Point Philadelphia - 2913 Kensington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134. Please enter the building on Monmouth Street and announce at the front desk that you are here for the scheduled Overdose Prevention and Reversal Training.
Training lasts about 2 hours depending on the questions/discussions during the training session. PPP's Education and Outreach Coordinator, Elvis Rosado will be facilitating the training. He does not distribute Naloxone (Narcan) kits but Elvis will discuss and provideinformation on how to obtain Naloxone (Narcan). Elvis will have hisside-kick "Manni" (CPR Manikin) and will demonstrate an Overdose Reversal. Flyers will be available for participants listing services Prevention Point provides on a daily basis as well as a brochure on "Savea Life" (brochure contains signs and steps on Overdose Reversal). Elvis will cover topics on the history of drugs, statistics, harm reduction and overdose prevention.
Participants will learn:
—How to identify symptoms of an overdose,
—What to do when someone overdoses, and
—How to administer naloxone.