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8:30 am
$55

Training: Opioid Overdose Prevention

May 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Congregation Lion of Judah, 68 Northampton Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

Boston
This all-day workshop will introduce participants to the neurobiology of opioid addiction focusing on the brain changes resulting from long-term opioid use and the implications for addiction treatment. We will examine the risk factors for opioid overdose and strategies for addressing each risk factor. We will focus on client education and counseling designed to reduce risks for opioid relapses and overdoses. Finally we will provide training on using Narcan for reversing an opioid overdose.

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