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Suffolk County Announces Narcan Training Classes

County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health, are encouraging residents to take advantage of scheduled Opioid Overdose Prevention Program-Narcan Training Classes.

The training, which meets New York State Department of Health requirements, will enable participants to recognize an opioid overdose, administer intranasal Narcan and take additional steps until EMS arrives. Participants will receive a certificate of completion and an emergency resuscitation kit that includes nasal Narcan. The classes will take place as follows:

Farmingville

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Brookhaven Town Hall

1 Independence Hill

2nd Floor Cafeteria

Farmingville, NY 11738

RSVP to Brookhaven Youth Bureau at 631-451-8011 or 631- 451-3035

Riverhead

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Riverhead Library

330 Court St. Riverhead, NY 11901

6p.m.-8pm

This class includes an opening presentation by Michael’s Hope.

            RSVP Required to 631-463-5810 or piew@aol.com

 East Islip

Tuesday June 28, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

East Islip Library

381 East Main St.

East Islip, NY, 11730

            RSVP Required to islipfam@gmail.com

 

           

            

 

 

 

 

 

Learn more about the program; watch “Saving One Life at a Time with Narcan at Suffolk’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program.”

 

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