In response to the ongoing and devastating opioid crisis gripping our state and country, there will be free Narcan training in Southbury on Tuesday, September 19th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at United Church of Christ in Southbury.
SMART: Southbury-Middlebury Acting Responsibly Together and Pomperaug Health District will conduct their THIRD community-level Narcan training with mobile prescribing provided by Reliant Pharmacy of Southbury.
Classes are open to the public and advanced registration is required. Pharmacists are also scheduled to be on site to answer questions, provide guidance and discuss prescriptions for the lifesaving drug.
According to the Central Naugatuck Valley Regional Action Council (CNVRAC), training will include:
- Overdose Prevention Strategies
- Signs & Symptoms of Overdose
- How to Administer Naloxone
- Good Samaritan Law
- Support Information & Resources
If you are unable to make it on that date, there will be another Narcan training held in Middlebury on Wednesday, September 27th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Shepardson Community Center, 1172 Whittemore Rd., Middlebury, CT.