August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event that aims to raise awareness that overdose death is preventable and to reduce the stigma associated with drug-related death.
Join Northern Nevada HOPES on August 31 from 10 – 11am, for a virtual Naloxone training and discussion on the current state of the Opioid epidemic locally. Naloxone, commonly known as Narcan, is a life-saving overdose reversal medication.
Partners and Speakers include:
Danica Pierce LCSW, LCADC | HOPES MAT Program Coordinator
Brendan Dalton | Change Point Nurse
Christy Butler, Supervisor | MOST (Mobile Outreach Safety Team) Team Washoe County
Brian Fullgraf, Ground Operations Paramedic| REMSA
Andrew Sherbondy, Sergeant | Department of Alternative Sentencing Washoe County
(Moderator) Mandi Larsen Director of Philanthropy & Communications | HOPES
After registering for the event, you’ll receive an reminder email on August 30th with the GoToMeeting Link.