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​OVERDOSE PREVENTION TRAINING REQUESTS

Overdose prevention and naloxone (Narcan) administration training can be requested using the below form. Trainings are one hour in length and include:
  • Background information surrounding the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and Boston
  • Factors that increase an individual's risk for overdose
  • How to identify the signs and symptoms of overdose
  • The protocol for responding to an overdose (including the Good Samaritan Law and administering nasal naloxone)
  • Referral to services for risk reduction and access to treatment


The Overdose Prevention Team at BPHC is prepared to provide trainings to a variety of audiences included active users, medical professionals, community organizations, and students. Trainings are appropriate for all groups interested in learning more about overdose prevention and encouraged for those that are likely to witness an overdose.

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

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Overdose Prevention Training Request
Date:
Name of agency or organization:
Contact Person: Phone:
Email:
Who is this training for:
How many participants?
What is the best day of the week?

What is the best time of day?
Is this an initial or follow-up training?
Has an overdose already occurred in your agency?
Do you currently have Narcan kits available? If yes how many?
What is the expiration date on the Narcan kits that you have?
Additional comments:
Boston Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02118.
Phone:(617) 534-5395 Email: info@bphc.org