Opioid Overdose Prevention and Rescue Training (C, H) new!

Training Description

The opioid crisis continues to impact our affordable housing developments and their surrounding communities.  This training is designed to help staff prepare for and be able to respond to opioid overdose emergencies.  Participants will learn what opioids are, how to recognize an overdose, how Naloxone works, and how to intervene in an opioid overdose. Participants will also get an overview of the principles of harm reduction, explore the Stages of Change Framework, learn about motivational interviewing techniques, and understand the importance of safety planning with clients/residents. This course fulfills the HUD RSC training requirement under the subject area - Medication/Substance Abuse.

Instructors: Gracie Rolfe and Elizabeth Reardon, Health Resources in Action


Parking:  Visitor parking lot or public transportation as located across the street from Jackson Square T stop

Continental breakfast available.

(C) Social Work Continuing Education Unit (CEU) available


  • When

  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018
    8:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Urban Edge
    1542 Columbus Avenue
    Roxbury, Massachusetts

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