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Opioid Overdose Response Training for Workplaces

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Peterborough Public Health

185 King Street

Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8

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Overdose can happen anywhere, even where you work.

Join Peterborough Drug Strategy and Question of Care for free Opioid Overdose Response Training. Learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose at work, including how to administer naloxone, a life-saving medication that can help temporarily reverse an opioid overdose. Participants will also receive information and resources on harm reduction and establishing an overdose response protocol for their workplace.

Designed for agencies and businesses, this training is offered free of charge and is open to front-line workers, service providers, and staff.

Facillitator Biography
Chris Jardin is the Harm Reduction & Education Coordinator at PARN - Your Community AIDS Resource Network. Chris has trained hundreds of service providers and individuals across the region on harm reduction and opioids. He is a strong advocate for reducing stigma against individuals who use substances.

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Will participants receive naloxone kits after the training?

No. Participants will be provided with information and resources about how to obtain naloxone for their first aid kits.

Who should attend this training?

Anyone who works for an organization or business who is in a position to respond to an opioid overdose in their workplace. Formal first aid training is not a prerequisite for participation.

How many staff members from my organization or business can attend?

There is no registration limit.


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