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SJUMC Hosts Heroin/Opioid Overdose Training and Education Program

St. Joseph's Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Distribution (NARCAN) Program will host a free training and education class entitled, SAVE A LIFE: PREVENT A HEROIN/OPIOID OVERDOSE. The program will be held at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, 703 Main Street, Paterson, in Auditorium 2 on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

If you or a loved one is struggling with opioid use, we want you to know that St. Joseph's cares. Through this training you will learn the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, the importance of calling 911 immediately, how to perform rescue breathing and how to administer NARCAN (Naloxone), the overdose reversal medication. In addition, attendees will receive a free Overdose Prevention Kit, including NARCAN.

For more information and to reserve a spot call 973.754.3000 today. Seating is limited to 20 participants.

November 17, 2015