Opioid Overdose Lay Rescuer Training

Interested in learning how to respond to an opioid overdose? Lay Rescuer Training is a 1.5 hour training that will teach anyone how to respond to an opioid overdose emergency. Find out more and register here.

Page updated on Mar 6, 2018 at 1:05 PM

Revive Training


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. 

Revive Kit

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. 

Training Opportunities

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

Register today!

Check this page for future dates, or call Nate Smith at 703.746.4934 for more information.