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.
December 7, 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 pm
Department of Community and Human Services
2355a Mill Road, Room 140
Alexandria, VA 22314
REVIVE Trainer: Emily Bentley
Click here to register.
Check this page for future dates, or call Melissa Arons at 703.746.4997 for more information.