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Free Narcan Training

Thursday, 17 October, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Opioid overdoses in Orange County totaled 118 in 2018 and continue to be the leading cause of accidental deaths in Americans under age 50.

The Wellness Center is hosting a free Narcan (Naloxone) training for members of the campus community who are concerned about opioid overdose. Our nurse, Susan Corbett, a credentialed alcohol and substance abuse counselor (CASAC) will conduct the session on Thursday, October 17 from 12 pm to 1 pm in the Gilman Center, located in the Middletown Campus Library.

Students, faculty, and staff who participate can expect to learn the following:

  • Signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose
  • How to respond to an overdose
  • How to administer Naloxone
  • A review of the NYSDOH cost-saving program Naloxone Co-Payment Assistance Program (N-CAP)
  • How to identify participating pharmacies where New Yorkers can get Naloxone using their prescription coverage through their health insurance plan
  • The benefits of the New York State 911 Good Samaritan Law, including the importance of calling emergency medical services

Narcan kits which provide two life-saving doses will be available to participants.

To register for this class please call (845) 341-3870 or email Susan Corbett, RN, CASAC at susan.corbett@sunyorange.edu .

Contact:

Susan Corbett

Phone: 8453414870

Cost:

0.00

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14 East Conkling Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940
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