January 15, 2019

Learn to Save a Life! Narcan Training Offered to Community, Jan. 24

Would you like to be able to do something in the event of an overdose?

The Lyme-Old Lyme Prevention Coalition is hosting a Community Narcan Training session Thursday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. in Old Lyme’s Memorial Town Hall

The purpose of this training is to put the opioid reversal agent, Naloxone, in the hands of the community, and the family and friends of individuals at risk of overdose.

At the completion of the training, attendees will receive a (2pk) Naloxone Nasal Spray kit.

Training includes:
. Overdose Prevention Strategies
. Signs & Symptoms of Overdose
. How to Administer Naloxone
. Good Samaritan Law
. Support Information & Resources

The training will be presented by Rayallen Bergman, Community Coordinator, SERAC (Southeastern CT Regional Action Council)

For information or questions contact: Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau 860-434-7208 www.lysb.org

Every time a life is saved, that person has an opportunity to enter into treatment and get the support they need to recover.

Prevention works … Treatment is effective … People do recover

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