Cumberland Heights, Indian Lake Peninsula Church and The Sumner County Anti-Drug Coalition are proud to offer a community Narcan training on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Pizza dinner will be provided at 6:30PM and the training will begin at 7:00PM. Please RSVP to ensure that we have enough pizzas and Narcan kits for all participants.
WHAT: Sumner County Community Narcan Training
WHEN: Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 6:30PM – 8:00PM
WHERE: Indian Lake Peninsula Church (Room 303) – 235 Indian Lake Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075
WHO: Open to the Public
Did You Know?
Drug overdose is the leading cause of death in Americans under 50. In many cases lives could be saved if someone nearby had the education and ability to administer Naloxone. Naloxone is designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It can quickly restore normal respiration to a person whose breathing has slowed or even stopped due to the overuse of heroin or prescription opioid pain medications.
Who Should Attend?
Employees of Healthcare of Mental Health facilities Community members who come in contact with people at risk of overdose Family and Friends of people with Substance Use Disorder Caregivers of the Elderly/Disabled Anyone interested in saving a life “I, Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, VADM Jerome Adams, am emphasizing the importance of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone. For patients currently taking high doses of opioids as prescribed for pain, individuals misusing prescription opioids, individuals using illicit opioids such as heroin or fentanyl, health care practitioners, family and friends of people who have an opioid use disorder, and community members who come into contact with people at risk for opioid overdose, knowing how to use naloxone and keeping it within reach can save a life.”