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REVIVE: Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education for Virginia

With the dangerous rise in opioid and heroin overdoses in the US, it is imperative for people to learn how to help if they encounter someone they suspect is overdosing due to opiates.  The drug Naxolone is a safely administered antidote for opioid overdose.  This training can help save lives.

Are you: Currently using opioids such as heroin or prescription pain medications? Abstinent from opioid use, but have used in the past? A friend or family member of someone who currently uses opioids? Working in a setting where opioid overdoses occur? Interested in learning how to save lives? If so, then consider attending a REVIVE! Lay Rescuer Training.  

REVIVE! is Virginia’s Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education (ONE) program, helping people learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering Naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Medical experience is helpful but not necessary! 

Come to a REVIVE! Lay Rescuer Training event to learn: How opioid overdoses happen and how naloxone works How to recognize overdoses Risk factors for overdoses and myths about overdose reversal How to administer Naloxone Trainings are free of charge, and include a free kit with supplies as well as information about how and where to purchase Naloxone.

Presented by the Department of Human Services, Police Department, Department of Public Health, and Emergency Medical Services in Virginia Beach.

Choose from one of the following dates:
Tuesdays     June 20 or July 18
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
477 Viking Drive, Suite 130
Virginia Beach 
Seating is limited – registration is required.

For more information and to register, call 385-0800.

Category: Teacher/Educator Training, Professional Development, Foster parent training, Support groups, Healthy relationships, General parent education

Audience:
Professionals -
Parents/Caregivers/Other adults

Admission: Free

Additional Info:
Pre-registration required

Event Time:
Jun 20, 20175:30 PM-7:00 PM
Jul 18, 20175:30 PM-7:00 PM

Event Location:
Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation (handicap accessible)
477 Viking Drive, Suite 130
Virginia Beach VA,
757-385-0800

Host Organization:
Virginia Beach Human Services, Police, Health Dept. & EMS
Partnership Event
Virginia Beach VA,

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