Learn how to spot and reverse an opioid overdose. In partnership with the Chris Atwood Foundation, the Department of Community and Human Services hosts free REVIVE! training sessions to teach any member of the public about opioids, how opioid overdoses happen, the risk factors for opioid overdoses, and how to respond to an opioid overdose emergency using Narcan/Naloxone. If you or a loved one are prescribed opioid painkillers, or are taking opioids, you should take this training and have Narcan/Naloxone on hand. Participants receive a free medical kit and Narcan/Naloxone upon the completion of training. No RSVP or registration is required.
Trainings are offered twice a month:
- Every second Tuesday of the month, 10 - 11 a.m.
- Every fourth Thursday of the month, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments served.
Note: No training August 22. August evening training date is August 29.
No training on November 28, 2019, or December 26, 2019.
Location: 2355 Mill Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, Room 140.
For More Information
For questions or more information about REVIVE! trainings in Alexandria, contact:
Emily Bentley, LPC, CAADC
City of Alexandria Opioid Response Coordinator
Office Phone: 703.746.3326
For more information about REVIVE! training programs in Virginia, visit the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services website.