Sunrise Detox Alpharetta hosts: Free Naloxone Training
Learn how to prevent overdose from heroin and prescription pain pills using Naloxone in an opioid overdose emergency.
November 15, 2017 at The Berman Center in Atlanta. A Free Naloxone kit will be available to all attendees.
Date: November 15th, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: The Berman Center, 1200 Ashwood Parkway, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA. 30338
About Naloxone (Narcan)
Naloxone (commonly known as Narcan) can reverse the effects of opiates almost immediately when administered. This free training will provide detailed information about Naloxone, including how and when it can be properly used to reverse overdose. The training will also address the rights and responsibilities of those who utilize Naloxone kits in emergencies
About Your Hosts
Janet Schultz, M.S.W., Community Outreach Coordinator and Anthony Quattrocchi, Outreach Coordinator for Sunrise Detox Alpharetta have arranged this training co-sponsored by The Berman Center and Georgia Overdose Prevention, the pioneers of the Georgia 911 Medical Amnesty Law. Janet and Anthony will be available during the training to answer questions about addiction disorders, treatment options, and how to better understand the role of Naloxone in addiction and addiction treatment.
About the Medical Amnesty Law
This law provides protection for people who call 911 and seek medical assistance for someone experiencing a drug or alcohol-related overdose. The caller and the victim cannot be arrested, charged, or prosecuted for small amounts of drugs, alcohol, or drug paraphernalia if the evidence was obtained as a result of seeking medical assistance. Learn more about the Georgia 911 Medical Amnesty Law at the training semnar.