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BPHC's Overdose Education and Narcan Training
 
Since 20​07, more than 9,500 individuals in Boston have received training on how to administer Narcan, a medication used to reverse opioid overdoses, and thousands more people have been educated on overdose prevention techniques.

Narcan has been credited with reversing nearly 1,124 overdoses in Boston from October 2016 to May 2017. BPHC offers education and training to opioid users, their families and community partners that work with people at risk of overdosing. 

Participants learn about the importance of calling 9-1-1 in the event of an overdose, how to perform rescue breathing and administer nasal Narcan, and treatment options for opioid users.


Ongoing community trainings are held during afternoon and evening hours, and are open to the public.

Trainings are held at the Finland Building, 774 Albany Street, Boston MA 02118.

Afternoon Trainings​​

Mondays, 3pm – 4:30 pm​

Evening Trainings
Wednesdays, 6pm – 7:30 pm​

2017 Dates

January – 9th or 23rd
February – 6th or 27th  
March - 13th or 27th
April – 10th or 24th
May – 8th or 22nd
June –12th or 26th  
July – 17th or 31st
August – 7th or 21st
September – 11th or 25th
October – 16th or 30th   
November – 6th or 20th
December – 4th or 18th​



2017 Dates

January – 4th or 18th
February – 1st or 15th
March – 8th or 22nd
April – 5th or 19th
May – 3rd or 17th
June – 7th or 21st
July – 12th or 26th
August – 2nd or 16th 
September – 6th or 20th
October – 11th or 25th
November – 15th or 29th
December – 12th or 27th

The Boston Fire Department also hosts Narcan trainings that are open to the public. The locations and times of these trainings are listed below.

August 4th 6:00-7:00 p.m.: Dorchester (District 8) – 1884 Dorchester Ave (Engine 18 Ladder 6)

August 11th 6:00-7:00 p.m.: Jamaica Plain – 746 Centre St (Engine 28 TL10)

August 18th 6:00-7:00 p.m.: Hyde Park (District 12) – 60 Fairmount Ave (Engine 48 Ladder 28)​

August 25th 6:00-7:00 p.m.: West Roxbury (District 12) – 1940 Centre St (Engine 30 Ladder 25)

For information, contact Helen McDermott at hmcdermott@bphc.org or 617-534-5072​


Want to learn more about NARCAN? Check out the video below:

 

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