REVIVE! is the Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education (OONE) program started to respond to the public health emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It can teach anyone how to recognize symptoms and respond to an opioid overdose in an emergency by administering Naloxone. Naloxone (Narcan®) is a safe, effective medication that can reverse an opioid overdose.
About Lay Rescuer Training
Lay Rescuer Training is a 1.5 hour training that teaches lay people:
- about opioids
- how opioid overdoses happen
- risk factors for opioid overdoses
- how to respond to an opioid overdose emergency
You will receive a free medical kit and Narcan® upon the completion of training.
Who Should Attend?
Lay Rescuer Training is for everyone, not just people addicted to opioids. If you or a loved one are prescribed opioid painkillers, or are taking opioids, you should keep Naloxone on hand in case of an accidental overdose or emergency.
Our expert trainers will provide free training at the following times/locations in Alexandria. Registration is required as space is limited.
March 21, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 pm
Alexandria Health Department
4480 King Street, 5th Floor Conference Room
Alexandria, VA 22302
Parking and Building Access: Please use the available parking lots behind the building. Alternatively, as you approach the Health Department and turn on to South 28th street (perpendicular to King Street), you will see an apartment complex on your right with parking spaces along the wall that are designated for Alexandria Health Department. Please use only these spaces.
REVIVE Trainer: Emily Bentley
Check this page for future dates, or call Nate Smith at 703.746.4934 for more information.