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Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) Training
October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Day Two of National Advocacy Week 2017: Reversing the Opioid Epidemic
Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided with Naloxone) is a community-based drug overdose prevention and education program. It provides Naloxone kits to friends, family, and community members who are in a position to help someone nearing an overdose and preventing a death. This is one of the few events you can elect to attend that will actively teach you how to save lives!
During this training session you will learn:
- What is Project DAWN -What is Naloxone (Narcan) (how does it work and how to administer it)
- Ohio/Portage County statistics
- Why public health needs to be involved
Facilitated by Becky Lehman, MPH, CHES, Director of Health Education and Promotion, Portage County Health Department