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.
January 24, 11:30 A.m. to 1:00 pm
Department of Community and Human Services
2355a Mill Road, Multi-purpose Room
Alexandria, VA 22314
Parking and Building Access: Please park in the lot near the building. There is also street parking on a first come basis.
REVIVE Trainer: Emily Bentley
Check this page for future dates, or call Nate Smith at 703.746.4934 for more information.