April 9, 2016 –
Do you have a friend or family member who uses opiate pain medication or heroin? Do you know how to help them if they experience an overdose? Dr. Sarah Spencer, board certified in Addiction Medicine, is offering a one hour training on how to recognize signs of an opioid overdose and what you can do to help. This training will include instruction on administering Naloxone which is safe and has no potential for abuse. All attendees will leave with the knowledge, a training certificate, and a complete Naloxone rescue kit, prepared to respond to an overdose. The one hour training will take place Saturday April 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am at the SPH Training Center at 203 W. Pioneer in Homer. The cost is $90 which covers the cost of a complete Naloxone Kit (2 doses). Pre-registration is required; and space is limited. Call South Peninsula Hospital’s education department at 235-0285 to register.