1 hr. Naloxone Hydrochloride (NARCAN)-Freeport

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Monday, February 05, 2018
Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 04, 2018
Time: 5:30 AM - 6:30 AM
Instructor Location:
Freeport Police Department
320 W. Exchange Street
Freeport, IL
Instructor: Brandice Howell, Overdose Prevention, Sinnissippi Centers, Inc, Dixon, Illinois
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0

COURSE CONTENT:  Officers will learn the following

·         What are opioids and how do they work?

·         Overview of opioid drug overdose.

·         Other drugs that can cause drug overdose.

·         Risk factors for opioid drug overdose.

·         Signs of opioid drug overdose.

·         What is naloxone and how is it to be used and stored.

·         Steps to take when responding to an opioid drug overdose.

·         Complications that may occur in overdose prevention and how to handle them.

·         The importance of abstinence and how to support access to treatment for drug problems.

·         Important elements of the Drug Overdose Prevention Program.

Note- This activity does not certify/recertify for CPR

This class is part of a program to train and distribute Narcan kits to first responders.  Attendance at this training may make you eligible to receive Narcan kits for no charge through the program.



Contact Brandice Howell at Sinnissippi Centers (Dixon office) to register for this training.  If you want to schedule a separate training session for your agency please contact Brandice.

Brandice Howell

Overdose Prevention Specialist

Office 815-284-6611 ext. 298

Cell 815-677-1111

Fax 815-284-6598

Sinnissippi Centers, Inc.